Oh nuts!

Lifestyles can play an important role in helping to prevent dementia and a recent study about eating nuts is very interesting.

The study analyzed data from 4,822 Chinese adults aged 55 years and older over a 15-year period. According to their observations, the simple addition of two teaspoons of nuts to the participants’ diet was associated with improved thinking, reasoning, and memory.

Our take: We are learning more and more about preventing dementia through our lifestyle choices. While eating nuts is not going to prevent the development of dementia for everyone, it is just one more piece of information that can help us increase our odds of successfully growing old without cognitive impairment. To read the full article, click here.

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