Effects of Nutrition and Physical Activity in Prevention of Neurological and Cognitive Disorders- A Review Study

Authors

  • Shweta Patel
  • Diwakar Chauhan
  • Ranjana Patnaik

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17457

Keywords:

Physical Activity, Exercise, Nutrition, Mental Health, Cognition, Memory

Abstract

Background: As neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders are rising rapidly, unexpected demand
for cost-effective and practical treatment is also growing. The present study reveals the synergistic role
and mechanism of nutrition and physical activities in the transition of cognitive functions and mental
wellbeing.
Objectives: To unravel the effect of nutrition and exercise in maintaining cognitive function and mental
health. In this study some of these points were reviewed such as what is the influence of nutrition
and exercise over mental health. How well the combined effects can help to combat neurological and
behavioural disabilities. What mechanism is involved in promoting mental health.
Methods: A non-systematic approach was used in the present review study. This study summarizes the
synergistic role and mechanism of nutrients and physical exercise in the transition of cognitive function
and mental balance.
Results: The most important outcome is nutritional therapy in combination with regular physical
exercise is a reliable, effective and economical alternative that can intensify the effects of standard drug
therapy.

Author Biographies

Shweta Patel

PhD Scholar, Department of Bio-Sciences, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida,Uttar Pradesh, India

Diwakar Chauhan

Professor and Head Department of Basic Sciences, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida,Uttar Pradesh, India

Ranjana Patnaik

Professor,Department of Bio-Sciences, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida,Uttar Pradesh, India

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Published

2021-09-05

How to Cite

Shweta Patel, Diwakar Chauhan, & Ranjana Patnaik. (2021). Effects of Nutrition and Physical Activity in Prevention of Neurological and Cognitive Disorders- A Review Study. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 3382–3391. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17457