Dementia is the name given to a group of symptoms linked to a loss of brain function, according to the NHS.
“Research has shown that following the MIND diet even a moderate amount is associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
“The MIND diet encourages limiting your consumption of butter and margarine, cheese, red meat, fried food, pastries, and sweets because they contain large amounts of saturated fat and trans fat.”
There’s no certain way to prevent dementia, but some lifestyle changes can help to lower your risk of the condition.
Those most at risk of dementia are the elderly, and those with lower levels of education, the NHS said.
A diet high in saturated fat, salt and sugar can increase your risk of dementia.
Regular exercise may help to prevent a neurodegenerative condition, it added.
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