Certain Foods Help Reduce Risk For Alzheimer’s

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The aging of America means more cases of Alzheimer's disease are being diagnosed.

Experts predict the number of people with the condition is expected to nearly triple by mid-century.

However, there is growing evidence that there may be a way to reduce the risk for dementia -- and it starts at your grocery store.

A number of foods have been associated with a lower risk for Alzheimer's.

The list includes:

  • Leafy green vegetables
  • Blueberries
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Fatty fish
  • Olive oil
  • Lentils
  • Legumes
  • Whole Grains

These foods are also associated with then Mediterranean Diet, which emphasizes eating less red meat and processed foods.

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