There are tested and verified ways of eating that not only help you maintain a healthy weight, but also increase your longevity, prevent diseases, and can boost your brain health.
Did you know that people that follow certain diets, like the Mediterranean or Dash diets, are less likely to develop Alzheimer's dementia and experience improved health outcomes?
Our brain has a big appetite and certain foods can help improve cognitive performance and decrease risk of memory decline:
Deep, dark and vibrant veggies like kale, broccoli and berries – all of which are antioxidant-rich – can help disarm free radicals, lowering your odds of some diseases.
Fish such as herring, salmon, trout, mackerel and sardines are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, and shellﬁsh including mussels, oysters, and clams have similar beneﬁts for brain and heart health. Omega-3s are vital for normal brain function and development. Low levels of omega-3s may accelerate brain aging and contribute to deficits in brain function.
Wondering how to handle food cravings?
Check out‘Mindful Eating’with Dr. Michelle May, medical doctor and award-winning author, who breaks down our love-hate relationship with food and the mindful eating cycle.