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February 10, 2019 - BBC Good Food

5 ways the food you eat affects your brain

5 ways the food you eat affects your brain
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Ever wondered how the food you eat affects your grey matter? Although there are no miracle 'brain foods' that can completely protect against age-related disorders such as Alzheimer's or dementia, and there are many other medical conditions that can affect the brain, what you eat (and don't eat) can make make a difference when it comes to brain health and function. We asked dietitian Emer Delaney for her insight.

VA: Vegans can get omega-3 fatty acid from eating flax, chia oils. 7 of the best sources include; Chia seeds, algal oil, hemp seeds, hemp seed, walnuts, flaxseeds, and perilla oil. Additionally, omega-3 supplements, derived from algae or seaweed and providing significant amounts of EPA and DHA are now available – and they work.

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