One nutrient that has proven effective for both the brain is the foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids. Research shows people who diligently consume foods such as salmon, lower risk of decreased brain function that leads to dementia. Foods that contain fatty acids have a positive effect in preventing the aging brain.
In a study conducted by experts in science, 1,500 people aged 58-76 years do a MRI brain scans and blood samples taken. They also tested the cognitive ability to measure memory, problem solving abilities, as well as the ability to think abstractly. The result is known, the participants levels of omega-3 fatty acid is below 25 percent have a smaller brain size compared to people who frequently eat foods containing omega-3.
Other foods are recommended to maintain healthy brain is a source of vitamin B12 (lean meat, liver, milk, cheese, eggs), folic acid (green vegetables), vitamin C (green vegetables, fruits), and vitamin B2 (yeast , milk, eggs, peanuts, and beans).