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Food for Thought

Wise words:

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. Albert Einstein

Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart. Alan Alda

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. Socrates

Winners never quit and quitters never win. Vince Lombardi

Brain Food

Eat your Veggies and Meat

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Eggs, more specifically the yolks, are a leading source of choline. Choline is a precursor for acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter involved in helping you remember things. Eating protein-rich foods like eggs for breakfast can improve overall cognitive performance.

Nosh on this root vegetable to boost brainpower. Scientists at Wake Forest University determined that natural nitrates in beets could increase blood flow to the brain, thereby improving mental performance. The tastiest way to eat beets? Roasted and then drizzled with honey. Yummy!

Facts Corner

Ny aya Academy - Newsletter 01 - Facts Corner

Ny aya Academy - Newsletter 01 - Facts Corner


Did you know an ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain?


The hottest planet in the solar system is Venus, with an estimated surface temperature of 864° F (462° C)

Brain Gym

To test your mental acuity, answer the following questions:

1. Johnny’s mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child’s name?

2. A clerk at a butcher shop stands five feet ten inches tall and wears size 13 sneakers. What does he weigh?

3. Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?

4. How much dirt is there in a hole that measures two feet by three feet by four feet?

5. What word in the English language is always spelled incorrectly?

6. Billie was born on December 28th, yet her birthday always falls in the summer. How is this possible?

7. In British Columbia you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg. Why not?

8. If you were running a race and you passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in now?

9. Which is correct to say, “The yolk of the egg is white” or “The yolk of the egg are white?”

10. A farmer has five haystacks in one field and four haystacks in another. How many haystacks would he have if he combined them all in one field?


Ny aya Academy Newsletter 01 - Brain Gym


Ny aya Academy Newsletter 01 - Brain Gym


Ny aya Academy Newsletter 01 - Brain Gym


Look out for the answers to the Ticklers in the upcoming weeks...