Foods that are good for dementia



 There is one disease that worries me as I get older. is dementia 



 No matter how smart and discerning I was when I was young, it is a disease that can happen suddenly one day. Let's find out what foods are good for preventing dementia.

 

◇Back blue fish

The oily part of blue-green fish is rich in unsaturated fatty acids. In particular, EPA and DHA are effective in preventing stroke due to cerebral infarction and preventing cerebrovascular dementia. There are mackerel, saury, mackerel, sardine, tuna, horse mackerel, etc.

 

◇Curry

The yellow color of curry is due to a pigment called curcumin contained in turmeric. Curcumin slows the progression of dementia by preventing oxidation and reducing inflammation. As a result, some statistics show that the incidence of dementia over 65 years of age is only 1% in some parts of India.

 

◇Nuts

Rich in vitamin E, it improves blood clots and hyperlipidemia, prevents stroke, and prevents the progression of dementia. It is good to eat peanuts, walnuts, and pine nuts from time to time. About 500 mg per day is appropriate and it is even better to take it with vitamin C. When cooking food, vegetable oils such as sesame oil and soybean oil are used.

 

◇Milk

Milk is rich in essential amino acids, which are raw materials for neurotransmitters essential for brain activity. Drink milk for a snack or eat soy food. Essential amino acids are also abundant in oysters and fish.

 

◇Multigrain Rice

Mixed grains such as brown rice and buckwheat are rich in vitamin B1. It stimulates the production of glucose, which is the brain's energy source. It is also abundant in shiitake mushrooms, pollack roe, sardines, and chicken liver.

 

◇Fresh vegetables

Vegetables are a treasure trove of vitamins and minerals. There is also a study result that if green vegetables lack a lot of vitamin B12 and folic acid, the risk of dementia increases 4 times and 3 times, respectively. Folic acid plays a very important role when amino acids are made into neurotransmitters such as dopamine, serotonin, and noradrenaline. Turnip leaves have the highest calcium content among vegetables, and green and yellow vegetables such as pumpkin and carrots are rich in carotene, and tomatoes, potatoes, and dried radishes are rich in potassium.

 

◇Wine

In France, a study found that older women who drank two to five glasses of wine or more every day had better brains. This is because wine improves blood pressure and blood circulation and has the function of slowing down the arteriosclerosis of cerebral blood vessels.

 

◇ Oriental tea

It is good to drink baekboksin and pine needles by constantly boiling them. This is because it helps to prevent dementia as it has the effect of clearing the head and removing the wall that has accumulated on the head. Baekbokshin is growing from the roots of pine trees, so it stabilizes the nerves. Decoction 12g of Baekboksin in 700㏄ water and drink 1 cup twice a day. In addition, pine needles are effective in preventing hypertension and arteriosclerosis. Phytoncide, the identity of the refreshing smell, calms the nerves. Put 50-60 g of pine needles in 500 ml of water and boil it and drink it frequently.