The foods you eat and when you eat them can help reduce your risk for cognitive disease.
New research suggests that a healthy and strategic diet can be a powerful tool when it comes to protecting your brain and preventing diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia. Dr. Richard Isaacson, the director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical Center and brain health researchers Max Lugavere share highlights from recent studies that illustrate potential benefits, even for individuals who have genetic risk factors for cognitive decline.
What to Eat: Eggs
This breakfast staple, especially the yellow yolk, is full of the nutrients you need for a healthy brain. A recent Finnish study showed that eating eggs won’t increase your chances of developing dementia and may even improve some markers of cognitive function.
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