Asked by Adrienne Jones, Lansing, Michigan
How can poor nutrition and vitamin deficiency affect your health, as far as dementia
Hi Adrienne -- This is an important question as nutrition plays an important role in dementia prevention. Here are a few healthy brain nutrition tips.
Omega 3 fatty acids. Making sure that you get plenty of omega 3 fatty acids found in fish is one of the most important things you can do for brain health. Fish consumption is associated with significantly less decline of mental function and lower risk of Alzheimer's disease. DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), a type of omega 3 found in fatty fish like salmon, is particularly important. Low levels of DHA in the blood have been associated with worsening mental function. Aim for 2-3 four ounce servings of fish per week, and try make at......read the whole answer
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