According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are 47.5 million people worldwide who are suffering from dementia, increasing by 7.7 million every year. These cases are expected to triple by the year 2050. Still, a lot of countries are not alarmed by this number.
People with diabetes, hypertension, obesity are particularly at risk, as well as those who are smoking and eating an unhealthy diet.
Since dementia is “not a normal part of ageing,” we can possibly lessen this risk. Dr. Terry Wahls suggests these foods for memory and focus on Mind Body Green:
Foods To Sharpen Your Memory, Improve Your Mood + Be Mentally Sharp Past 100
I want my mind to be clear so I can recognize my children, my grandchildren and hopefully my great grandchildren when I am in my 80s and beyond. Furthermore I plan on playing scrabble with my grandchildren when I am 100.
We all want our minds to stay clear as long as we’re alive. Most people think that our genes determine whether we will get early dementia. But the reality is, our diet quality is a major factor. Read more…
Healthy fats, minerals, protein, among other nutrients, are highly recommended. In particular, here are the foods on 1M Health Tips you may want to add to your grocery list:
10 Foods to Boost Your Brain Power, Memory and Health
Eating well is beneficial for your physical health and mental health, as well. The brain requires nutrients just like your lungs, heart and muscles. But which foods can provide the most important nutrients, to boost your brain power, memory and health? Let’s find out. Read more…
On the other hand, Steth News listed the top foods that can wreak havoc to your health, so be sure to throw them away from your fridge or pantry:
4 Foods that Can Harm Your Memory
Some foods boost memory, but there are also others that actually induce memory loss. It is indeed terrifying if you are eating the wrong kind of food, especially if you are at risk of Alzheimer’s or dementia. Eating the right foods not only gives benefit to your waistline, but also to your health by supporting a healthy heart, lowering your cancer and diabetes risk, and keeping your mind alert. Read more…
To sum this up, the best foods for memory and focus are plant foods, which means you have to eat more fruits and vegetables. Avoid processed and fast foods, smoking cigarettes and drinking too much alcohol as they can trigger dementia.
Spread this information now and don’t let your loved ones suffer later in life!
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