10 Brain Foods to Cut Your Alzheimer's Risk

Studies show that these 10 foods can help slash your risk for Alzheimer's disease by 50 percent.

10 Brain Foods to Cut Your Alzheimer's Risk

Cut your risk for Alzheimer's by adding the following 10 foods from the MIND diet to your shopping list. Scientific research has found that making a few simple tweaks to the foods you put in your shopping cart can slash your risk by up to 53%. Stock up on these brain foods to start reaping the benefits today.

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Green Leafy Vegetables

When researchers looked at green leafy vegetables in relation to cognitive decline, they found that people who ate as little as one to two servings per day had a dramatic decrease in the rate of decline. In fact, compared to those who ate fewer greens, they were the equivalent to being 11 years younger in age. The recommendation here is to have six servings a week as well as one serving of any other veggie of your choice each day.

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