Nutrition And Mental Function
by News Canada

Certain B vitamins, such as niacin, contribute to the formation of proteins that are
needed for memory. As well, antioxidants like vitamins A, C, and E, and selenium may
play a role in enhancing mental ability and protecting against dementia and diseases
like Alzheimer's.

Because our understanding and means of dealing with cognitive decline is limited,
prevention is key. Eating a well-balanced, low-fat diet with plenty of fruits and
vegetables is important for good health and may slow brain aging. Seniors in
particular are more susceptible to changes in their bodies that result in reductions in
vitamin and mineral levels. Taking a well-balanced multivitamin supplement like
Centrum Select® on a daily basis can provide good nutritional insurance.


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(NC)-Eating well and getting the
vitamins and minerals we need
over the course of our lives is
important for overall good
health. It may also help preserve
memory and cognition in the
golden years.

There is growing evidence to
suggest that good nutrition plays
a role in preventing or possibly
reversing cognitive decline. One
recent study found that healthy
people in their late 60s were able
to boost their mental capabilities
by taking nutritional supplements.
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