The Food Secret to a “Super Brain”
Parents will come up with all sorts of gimmicks to get their kids to eat healthy foods.
Like how eating spinach will make them strong.
Or how carrots will help them see like a hawk.
My dad even encouraged me all those years ago to eat venison because it would help me run faster. (Hey, I think it worked!)
But if we’re being honest, adults sometimes need a nudge to eat good food as well.
So how about this one:
Eating this food can keep your brain in good working order as you get older.
If there was just ONE food to eat for a brain boost, it would be fish.
But you can get even more benefit by having a few other items on your plate—especially fruit and vegetables.
In a study published in the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia, over 7,700 people answered food questionnaires and completed cognitive tests and were followed for 10 years.
Researchers found that eating higher amounts of fresh foods like fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains, and nuts was associated with higher cognitive function in older individuals.
Some people call this the Mediterranean Diet.
I just call it common sense.
Because it just makes good sense to eat what nature put on this earth—as opposed to something a manufacturing company whipped up in a lab.
When the researchers looked more closely at which foods conferred the most brain protection, there were two clear winners: fish (with its high levels of omega-3s) and vegetables (with their abundance of antioxidants).
Fish was also found to actually slow down cognitive decline.
After 10 years, people who ate the most fish had the highest cognitive functioning and the lowest rate of decline.
Interestingly, the brain benefits of eating these types of food were the same for people with and without ApoE—a gene that increases the risk of Alzheimer’s.
The bottom line is that good food equals good health.
It’s as simple as that.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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