Seguir una dieta saludable proporciona muchos beneficios a lo largo del ciclo de la vida. Mantener buenos hábitos de alimentación a medida que envejecemos puede ser especialmente útil para preservar la salud cognitiva―la capacidad de recordar, aprender y tomar decisiones.
This is the Spanish-language version of FSHN17-9/FS304, Diet and Brain Health. This 4-page document provides tips for healthful eating that may help to maximize brain health in older adults. Written by Wendy J. Dahl and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, April 2018.
Following a healthful diet provides many benefits throughout the life cycle. Maintaining good eating habits as we age can be especially helpful to preserve cognitive health (the ability to remember, learn, and make decisions). This 3-page publication provides tips for healthful eating that may help to maximize brain health in older adults. Written by Pooja Tolani and Wendy J. Dahl and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, January 2018.
If your child is diagnosed with a mental illness, you will face major changes in your life. Being proactive about your child’s care and advocating for him or her will help you and your child handle the illness successfully. This 5-page fact sheet was written by Tracy DeCubellis, Victor W. Harris, and Martie Gillen, and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, April 2013.
Through building resilience, parents and other family members will be better prepared to manage the inevitable challenges in life. The strategies recommended in this 3-page fact sheet can help you further develop these positive attributes. Written by Larry F. Forthun, Samantha Carannante, and David C. Diehl, and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, December 2011.
Horticultural therapy is the practice of engaging people in plant or gardening activities to improve their bodies, minds, and spirits. Research confirms that healthful benefits accrue when people connect with plants by viewing, planting, growing, and/or caring for them. This revised 3-page fact sheet describes the history and benefits of horticultural therapy, and includes references and links to additional resources. It was written by Sydney Park Brown, Eva C. Worden, Theodora M. Frohne, and Jessica Sullivan, and published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, January 2011.