REVERSE Brain Aging 7.5 Years… with FOOD?!
Benjamin Franklin said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
That’s true in medicine and in life.
It goes without saying that it’s easier (and cheaper) to drive safely—and lower your risk of an accident—than to fix the damage AFTER the fact.
And of course, sometimes you can’t fix the damage, and your car gets totaled.
Don’t let that happen to your brain.
Since there’s no cure for dementia, you MUST take steps to prevent Alzheimer’s and memory loss from wrecking your brain… and that starts with your diet.
Here are the best “brain foods” that can help your PREVENT dementia—and REVERSE – the age of your brain… by up to 7.5 years.
I wish I could tell you this was as easy as taking a pill—even a supplement.
But the key to a young, healthy brain is on your dinner plate.
It’s a “diet” that’s so good for your brain that it’s been given the acronym MIND.
It stands for Mediterranean-DASH Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay, and it’s a combination of two diets that have been scientifically proven to reduce Alzheimer’s disease: The Mediterranean diet and the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet.
That’s a lot of acronyms, and you don’t need to remember all of them. The important part here is that the MIND diet has been shown to lower the risk of Alzheimer’s by 53 percent in those who follow it strictly.
But even those who half-heartedly follow it reduce their risk by 35 percent.
In fact, by the end of the study, those who ate the most brain-healthy foods slowed their rate of cognitive decline by 7.5 years compared to those who ate the least.
That’s like turning back the clock on your brain!
So what were those age-reversing brain-healthy foods? Here are 7 of the best.
- Green leafy vegetables like kale, collard greens, and spinach are at the top of the list because they contain nutrients like folate, vitamin E, carotenoids, and flavonoids—all of which have been linked to a lower risk of dementia and cognitive decline.
- Nuts are great for your brain because of their high flavonoid content. In fact, eating a lot of walnuts has been found to delay cognitive decline in at-risk individuals.
- Eating berries has been shown to improve memory and learning, and to delay cognitive decline by 2.5 years.
- Legumes have the highest concentration of folate of any food, and eating at least three servings per week has been associated with increased cognitive performance.
- Fish (especially fatty fish like salmon) are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which reduce amyloid-beta plaques and oxidation in the brain. Eating just one serving has been shown to slow cognitive decline—but more is always better!
- Olive oil has been linked to better cognitive function in older people, and studies have shown that eating a diet that contains lots of olive oil and nuts can improve cognition scores.
- Last but not least, wine rounds out my list of the top 7 foods for your brain—and for good reason. Consuming low doses of red wine has been associated with a lower risk of dementia and better overall brain health.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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