Eat Nuts to Cut the Risk of Alzheimer’s?

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(NDTV Food Desk) According to popular weight loss consultant Dr. Simran Saini of Simran’s Perfect Slim Solutions, “Nuts and seeds are the most important foods [emphasis added] that should be added to your diet in order to improve your brain and neuron health.”

Here are Dr. Simran’s top picks to boost your brain health.

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1. Almonds

Almonds are high in protein to help repair brain cells, thus improving cognitive functions including memory. Almonds are rich in zinc to reduce the effects of free radicals that destroy cells and cause disease, and in vitamin E that helps slow the aging of brain cells.

2. Dates

Nuts are some of the healthiest foods for the brain. Photo by tseiu (Pixabay)

Dates are rich in phytonutrients that help protect the brain from oxidative stress which damages brain cells and causes memory lapse.

3. Walnuts

Many studies have pronounced walnut as one of the healthiest nuts for brain health. Eating walnuts improves cognitive functions such as memory, concentration and information processing speed.Advertise with Headline Health

4. Pistachios

Pistachios may help preserve levels of essential fatty acids and prevent inflammation in the brain and oxidative stress that may result in memory loss. READ THE FULL STORY AT NDTV. ALSO, Which Nut Is Healthiest?