Can Your Diet Reduce Your Risk Of Dementia?

The MIND diet to reduce dementia and the decline in cognitive function that often occurs as we age. It combines aspects of two very popular diets, the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet.

 

Home Care in Bloomfield Hills MI: Senior Diet

Home Care in Bloomfield Hills MI: Senior Diet

 

Here are the key components of the MIND diet

Recommended Daily Nutritional Intake

● Olive Oil
● Green Leafy Vegetables
● Other Vegetables
● Whole Grains
● Nuts and Bean (every other day)
● Small amounts of dark chocolate (the darker the better)

Recommended Weekly Nutritional Intake

● Berries – 2 times per week
● Poultry – 2 times per week
● Fish – 1 time per week

MIND Diet Eliminates the following:

● Red Meats
● Fried Foods
● Fast Foods and processed foods
● Butter and Margarine
● Pastries and Sweet
● White bread, flour, and rice
● Sugar and diet soda

 

How can food help my memory?

Food and nutrition is the fuel for our body, the better the fuel the better it runs. Many studies have shown that maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, and eliminating diabetes have a significant impact on our cognitive function and memory loss. The MIND diet essentially addresses all of those medical conditions as well as cognitive function!

Alliance Senior Care’s Integrated Wellness program supports our clients by preparing and encouraging proper nutrition and preparing meals that incorporate whole foods. Call today to learn how Alliance Senior Care can support the overall wellness of your loved one.
(248) 274-2170.

 

If you or an aging loved-one are considering Home Care in Bloomfield Hills, MI, please contact the caring staff at Alliance Senior Care today. Call (248) 274-2170.

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