September 2013 Issue
A Brain-Boosting Diet
Feed your brain with Mediterranean foodsfish, legumes, healthy fats, fruits and vegetablesto keep it sharp as you get older.
Just as a healthy diet can help fend off chronic diseases like heart disease and type 2 diabetes, what you eat also can help you keep your mental edge as you age. Approximately five million Americans over age 65 have Alzheimers disease, a progressive disease that destroys brain cells and the most common form of dementia. Second to Alzheimers disease is vascular dementia, which occurs when the blood vessels of the brain become damaged and prevent adequate blood supply to parts of the brain.
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