Rates of Alzheimer’s across the world are growing significantly, and research continues into finding a cure. But there are some very simple things you can do right now to keep those neurons in your brain firing and to ensure your brain retains its ability to operate at the maximum level.
An active lifestyle has been shown to have an effect on your chances of developing the disease in later life. But there are also certain foods that have been linked to lower rates of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Here are seven super foods to help keep your brain and memory in top working order.
As well as actually looking like a brain, cauliflower also does your neural networks and memory a great deal of good. This brilliant vegetable is full of vitamin K which has been found to help slow down the ageing process in the whole body, and this includes the brain. Cauliflower also contains folate which is a trace element linked to positive mental health.
Cauliflower can also be surprisingly versatile when it comes to puttig it on your plate. As well as cooking it under lashings of cheese sauce why not try putting it through a ricer, or mashing it to replace potatoes.