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7 Nutrients to Keep Your Brain Young

From the Show: Naturally Savvy
Summary: Omega-3s are known for their brain health properties, but they're not the only "good brain" nutrients.
Air Date: 11/28/17
Duration: 11:50
Host: Andrea Donsky, RHN and Lisa Davis, MPH
7 Nutrients to Keep Your Brain Young
Omega-3s are known for their brain health properties, but they're not the only "good brain" nutrients.

There are numerous others that can help your brain stay young... and a wide variety of foods in which to find them.

These nutrients, along with a diet rich in these nutrients, regular exercise, avoidance of smoking, stress management, and sufficient sleep all have a role in maintaining a healthy brain.

The top seven nutrients for brain health include:

  1. Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  2. Cocoa Flavanols
  3. Magnesium
  4. Anthocyanins
  5. EGCG
  6. Theanine
  7. Phosphatidylcholine
Listen as host Lisa Davis discusses the benefits of each of these nutrients, as well as natural sources from which they are available.

You can also read host Andrea Donsky's article on this topic HERE.

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