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Per tenere in forma il cervello, niente supplementi ma una dieta sana

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Le scorciatoie per evitare demenza e Alzheimer non esistono. La dieta di tutti i giorni conta di più:

What really works to support brain health as you age? Start with the very same foods that can help to keep your heart healthy: A Mediterranean-style diet replete with fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, fish, low-fat dairy and olive oil. In a major study called MIND, seniors who adopted such a diet and limited their salt intake had a 35 percent lower risk for cognitive decline as they aged, and strict adherence to the diet cut the risk by more than 50 percent.

At the same time, avoid or strictly limit foods that can have toxic effects on the brain, like red and especially processed meats, cheese and butter, fried foods, pastries, sugars and refined carbohydrates like white rice and white bread, none of which are good for the

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Più fibre per tutti

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La fibra è la soluzione

The average American now consumes about 15 grams of fiber per day, roughly half of what the U.S. government recommends. Those 30 or so recommended grams of fiber are likely about a third (or less) of what a more traditional diet might offer. Even the high end of this range is a fraction of what our ancestors probably ate every day. All of that means we’re eating just 10 to 15 percent of what our microbes would have expected. And they seem to be feeling the deficiency — as are we. a leggere