Can certain foods help prevent dementia?

Government figures reveal one in four will get dementia.

Certain lifestyle changes can help reduce the risk of dementia and when it comes to the diet, these four food types could help prevent dementia:

Omega-3 Fatty Acids (salmon, mackerel, herring, oysters)

Contains polyunsaturated fatty acids which is believed to have beneficial effect on the function of the brain.


All berries have positive effects on brain health and blueberries come out on top, they contain flavanoids which activate brain pathways associated with less cellular ageing.

Cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, brussels)

Vegetables that are high in vitamin k and glucosonolates have antioxidants which is vital for optimal brain health.

Wholegrains (oatmeal

Whole grains reduce the risk of heart disease and promote good blood flow to the brain.


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