Food for Thought

The food you eat can affect your brain health. We look at the top foods that boost memory and brain power.

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She predicts the resveratrol component will come out in a tablet form in the near future. “It’s not as much fun as drinking a bottle of red wine in good company, but it will hopefully get across the blood-brain barrier and have an effect on whether you develop plaques and therefore Alzheimer’s.” “In the beginning, before research factored out socio-economic status, red wine was said to help prevent cardiac disease and stroke. But generally speaking, those people who have a glass of red wine or two before dinner at night usually have a higher educational level and better opportunities for exercise during the day, all factors that have an impact on how you age, let alone develop Alzheimer’s,” she says.

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