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4. Brain Power Foods

Fruit and Vegetable Smarts
When your mom told you to eat your fruits and vegetables, she may not have known that those foods are good for your brain—but it was good advice in any case. We’ve seen how an overall healthy dietary pattern can help protect against dementia and cognitive decline.

3. Choosing Healthy Heart-Brain Foods

The Need for Nutrient Density
Another concept emphasized in the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is nutrient density. You need to consume nutrient-dense foods and beverages to get enough of the nutrients you need without consuming too many calories. Aim to get as much nutritional “bang” for your caloric “bucks”

6 Ways to Shrink-Proof Your Brain

Researchers have good news for seniors who worry about memory loss. A recent study suggests that brain atrophy, even before any clear manifestation of disease, may be responsible for a significant proportion of age-related memory decline. Since previous research suggests that brain atrophy can be slowed and possibly even reversed

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