By TERRY SMALL
This was a headline recently in USA Today – “Alzheimer’s Cases Expected to Rise at a More Rapid Rate!” 16 million Americans are expected to be hit with this brain disease by 2050. The article goes on to say that this increase has the potential to collapse the health care system. Scary stuff!
To quote a previous Brain Bulletin – “If your brain goes, what’s left?”
What is causing all this!? Neuroscientists seem to be looking very closely at the foods we eat. Here are 20 more foods that science says are extraordinarily good for your brain’s health. The ORAC (anti-oxidant capacity per 100 grams) is listed after each:
Remember, though, one single prune has an ORAC of 5770! In the next Brain Bulletin, I will tell you about an interesting bit of brain research that found you can improve your memory by 25%! Instantly! Remember: “You are a genius”.