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As you get older it often becomes harder to remember those little details, and as time goes on your short term memory can deteriorate all together. However, there are some foods that have been shown to help reduce the deterioration of your brain and reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s. These foods tend to be heavy in Vitamin-E, Omega-3, or folate. Now before you run out and buy the supplement version of these things, it is important to note that some studies have shown that supplements do not reduce your risk like eating the actual foods do. So here is a list of things you should try to incorporate into your diets to keep your Brain healthy and memories strong:
Fish (Salmon, Tuna, Mackerel in particular)
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vegetable Oil Based Salad Dressings
Red Wine (in moderation)
Nuts & Seeds
All of these foods are important for protecting your brain, but also your health in general. Many of these are part of a balanced diet, and if consumed in moderation can be part of your weight loss plan.