Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss.
Not only do they taste delicious but they are also a great source of antioxidants and phytochemicals. The antioxidants and other phytochemicals in blueberries can help to dampen down inflammation and have been linked to improvements in learning and memory. The high antioxidant content of berries helps protect brain cells from damage by harmful free radicals, which are set loose within the body by the process of ‘‘oxidation.’’ Regular consumption of berries in some studies supported reductions in neurodegenerative oxidative stress.
Consuming a wide variety of plant foods in general can help the body to deal with inflammation.
Use vegetables, lentils, beans and chickpeas to bulk out meals.