Foods You Eat Together May Lower Risk of Dementia
We've all heard that same saying over and over again, you are what you eat. Does that mean I'm a peanut butter and jelly sandwich?
All kidding aside, according to cnn.com, a diet full of green leafy vegetables, berries, nuts, whole grains and fish, known as the Mediterranean diet, has been linked to a lower risk of dementia.
I can tell you this, following a much better and healthier diet is not an easy thing to do, but most likely the right thing to do.
Now a new study has found that it's not just what you eat, but the foods you eat together in a sort of food network that may increase your risk for Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
People with no signs of cognitive decline tended to group their foods into smaller, more diverse food networks. Those choices included healthier foods, such as seafood, fruits and vegetables.
According to cnn.com, Blueberries in combination with a colorful palate of other brain healthy foods, like plentiful green leafy vegetables, fish twice a week and whole grains in moderation, will be most beneficial over time.