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Alzheimer's:Eat a healthy diet

Eat a healthy diet

  • Eat plenty of healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables – an old study found that fruit and vegetable juices was associated with lower rates of AD
  • Maintain a healthy weight – being overweight is a risk factor for AD and other types of dementi
  • Add berries to your daily diet – berries contain high levels of active properties, such as anthocyanosides, which help fight against memory problems
  • Consider the Mediterranean diet – studies have found that the Mediterranean diet has been associated with a lower incidence of AD
  • Include omega-3 fatty acids in your diet – a study found that fatty fish, such as tuna and salmon, have been associated with a decreased incidence of A
  • Take folic acid supplements – some findings indicate that consuming foods high in folate or taking folic acid supplements have been linked to an increase in cognitive function
  • Cut down on sugary foods – sugary foods can lead to drastic increases in blood sugar levels, which in turn can cause brain inflammation
  • Avoid trans fats – trans fats from fast food and fried foods can cause inflammation and the production of free radicals – both of great risk to the brain
  • Drink a glass of red wine or purple grape juice with your dinner – the components in red wine and grape juice has been associated with the protection of brain cells and anti-stress properties