The usual suspects help or hurt the aging brain
A pair of articles published in the journal "Neurology" in January assessed nutrient levels and matched them to cognitive function -- memory, decision making, etc. Predictors of better function? The good guys -- good levels of the B vitamins, C, D, E, and omega-3 fatty acids. The bad guy? Trans fats. Bottom line: eat green, leafy vegetables and some fish and avoid bakery items and fried foods. (Sigh.)


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