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SWAP Salted nuts FOR Wal­nuts

If you en­joy snack­ing on nuts, go for wal­nuts. They are rich in sev­eral brain healthy nu­tri­ents such as omega-3, an­tiox­i­dants and vi­ta­min E. ‘Vi­ta­min E’s an­tiox­i­dant ef­fects can shield cell mem­branes from free rad­i­cal dam­age, help­ing slow down men­tal de­cline,’ says Mays. Stud­ies pub­lished in the Jour­nal of

have also found that wal­nuts are high in polyphe­no­lic com­pounds that not only re­duce the ox­ida­tive stress on brain cells, which can cause dis­eases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkin­son’s, but also im­prove the abil­ity of the cells to process informatio­n, help­ing to main­tain brain health as we age.

FOR Salt Turmeric

In­stead of us­ing salt to liven up dishes, opt for herbs and spices such as turmeric. A re­cent study pub­lished in the jour­nal Be­havioural Brain


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