Protect Your Brain - Eat More Salmon, Eggs and Walnuts
I have written before about the benefits of Omega 3 fatty acids. Now scientists at the Universite Laval provide us with one more reason to eat a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids: they may protect the brain against progressive neuron death - a factor in Parkinson's disease.
Researchers at MIT have found that a cocktail of DHA omega-3 fatty acids, uridine and choline
may hold promise for promoting the growth of new brain connections and improving cognitive function. This treatment may offer hope for Alzheimer's disease victims as well as other brain injuries and diseases. The cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients is due to loss of synapses within the brain and researchers are searching for ways to restore synapses. Learning, memory and other information is passed from neuron to neuron within the brain via synapses.
Omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish, eggs, flaxseed, walnuts and meat from grass-fed animals. For more reading about this vital supplement, read: