5 seemingly healthy habits that are bad for your brain

Health brain habits

With so much conflicting information out there, it’s hard to know what habits truly make a difference in your brain health.

Should you spend time on sudoku? Or meditation?

Should you go keto? Or vegan?

Should you do cross-fit? Or yoga?

Contemplating all these choices can make your head spin faster than a tilt-a-whirl. You don’t want to develop habits that are bad rather than good for your brain, after all.

Luckily, there is one way to clear the confusion….

Ask a neuroscientist.

In a recent Fast Company article, neuroscientist Dr. Tara Swart shared five “healthy” habits that could be harming your brain rather than helping it….

Jenny Smiechowski

By Jenny Smiechowski

Jenny Smiechowski is a Chicago-based freelance writer who specializes in health, nutrition and the environment. Her work has appeared in online and print publications like Chicagoland Gardening magazine, Organic Lifestyle Magazine, BetterLife Magazine, TheFix.com, Hybridcars.com and Seedstock.com.