Super “Brain Boosting” Secret for Seniors
So-called health “experts” are full of ideas on how to improve your brain (and that’s not all they’re full of).
They’ll tell you to try Sudoku puzzles… or learn a new language.
The only problem? Practically NOBODY is going to do these things.
Most folks will take the risk of cognitive decline before they order CDs to learn Mandarin or French.
But boosting your brain doesn’t have to be that hard.
You just need to load up on a simple vitamin – and I bet you’ll be surprised to learn what it is.
You already know that vitamin C is good for you.
It’s especially well known for its immune-boosting abilities — making it a go-to nutrient for people trying to prevent colds and flu.
It can also help with health issues ranging from cardiovascular disease to cancer.
But one of vitamin C’s biggest benefits often gets overlooked.
Having high levels of vitamin C is absolutely essential for maintaining a healthy brain as you get older.
The most recent research on vitamin C and brain health was actually a review of 50 studies over nearly 40 years.
This thorough review showed that people with healthy brain function had much higher levels of vitamin C than those with cognitive decline.
The higher the vitamin C levels, the better the brain function.
These findings were mirrored in another recent study published in the journal Nutrient. It also showed that higher blood levels of vitamin C were tied to lower risk of cognitive impairment — and that even small increases in vitamin C led to big reductions in the risk of cognitive problems.
And in people who were deficient in vitamin C, the risk of brain problems was twice that of those with healthy levels.
Vitamin C plays a role in forming brain cells as well as in the protective cover (called the myelin sheath) that surrounds nerve cells so they can send signals more efficiently.
This means that vitamin C is indispensable for optimal brain performance.
Here’s the catch: Your body can’t make its own vitamin C — and it can’t build up stores of the nutrient, either.
That means you need to make sure you’re getting plenty of this nutrient every single day. The best way to do that? Eat plenty of foods rich in vitamin C.
The top two include papayas and bell peppers. Other good sources include kiwi, oranges, and strawberries.
If you’re not getting enough of these foods in your diet, consider supplementing.
To a brighter day,
Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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