Health Benefits of a Colorful Diet
(WNDU) – Women tend to live longer than men but get more disease.
On average, women live to about 80 and men to 75.
Now, new research has revealed that certain colorful foods can make longevity healthier.
“Two-thirds of Alzheimer’s patients here in the United States are women,” said Dr. Sepi Shokoui, assistant professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
The number of macular degeneration patients is the same. And women’s longer lives mean they have to endure these conditions longer. suggests.
Richard Seidman, Chief Medical Officer, LA Care Health Plan, said:
And the more colorful those meals are, the better.
People who ate high levels of pigmented carotenoid-rich foods such as yams, kale, spinach, watermelon, peppers, tomatoes, oranges and carrots had a 40% lower risk of advanced macular degeneration. A National Council on Aging study found that the more these foods were eaten, the lower the risk of dementia.
Following a Mediterranean diet high in vegetables, whole grains, fish and olive oil has been correlated with better cognitive function.
“We don’t always pay attention to diet. Emily Chu, M.D., said:
Researchers examined the effects of nine components of the Mediterranean diet on cognition.
The diet emphasized consumption of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, legumes, fish, and olive oil, and reduced consumption of red meat and alcohol. participants had the lowest risk of cognitive impairment. Higher intakes of fish and vegetables appeared to have the greatest protective effect. After 10 years, participants with the highest fish consumption had the slowest rate of cognitive decline.
A team led by researchers at University College London (UCL) has identified multiple risk factors for premature brain aging by using machine learning to estimate people’s brain ages from MRI scans.
They found that poor cardiovascular health at age 36 predicted later brain age. An increase in brain contraction was predicted over the next two years. The researchers also found that older brain age was associated with higher concentrations of neurofilament light protein (NfL) in the blood.
Elevated NfL is thought to result from neuronal damage and is increasingly recognized as a useful marker of neurodegeneration.
Jonathan Schott, lead author and professor of dementia at UCL, said:Research Center, UCL Queen Square Neurological Institute
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