Eat well, think well. This is “LifeCycles” with Laurie Edwards-Tate, President, At Your Home Familycare.

Studies continue to prove eating a Mediterranean diet can reduce your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease by up to 40 percent. It lowers cholesterol, controls blood sugar levels, and reduces inflammation.

Choose foods like fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and nuts. Spices like cinnamon, rosemary and oregano have protective properties. Fish and flax seed with Omega-3 fatty acids. Avoid refined sugar and corn syrup. You can take steps to improve your brain health through nutrition at any age.

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