Brain is a very powerful and important part of the nervous system that controls the activities of the body. When old age sets in, your brain function will start declining. This occurs due to low blood circulation to the brain. Shrinkage of the brain cells later occurs thereby causing a reduction in transmission of neural signals. There are foods elderly people should consume regularly to help improve their brain function.
Below are the foods they should be consuming.
Salmon is a cold water fish packed with Omega-3 fatty acid and other essential minerals that helps to keep your brain active. Elderly people should increase their intake of salmon due to its high nutritional value.
Berries are not really common in some areas but they are very nutritious. Blueberries, strawberries and black berries contain powerful antioxidants like flavonoids and anthocyanins. These antioxidants helps to improve their brain function, making it an essential fruit for elderly people.
Avocados are succulent and nutritious fruits packed with healthy fats, vitamins and other essential minerals. A regular consumption of this fruit will increase blood flow to your brain, thereby improving brain function and prevention blood clot.
Walnuts are fortified with Omega-3 fatty, vitamin E and other essential nutrients that helps to improve brain function. When elderly people take walnuts regularly, blood flow to the brain will also increase.
Broccoli is not really common in some areas, but it is very nutritious when eaten. This cruciferous vegetable is good for the brain because it contains antioxidants. A regular consumption of this vegetable will help to improve your brain function and keep your brain healthy.
Elderly people should consume these foods regularly inorder to improve their cognitive function and to also keep their brain healthy.
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