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Blueberries – contain antioxidants, protects against alzheimer’s
Wild salmon – contains healthy fatty acids such as omega 3
Dark chocolate – proven to improve cognitive brain function as well as mood
Tea – improves concentration and alertness
Tomatoes – lycopene helps protect against Alzheimer’s
-Salmon: omega-3 fatty acids
-oatmeal – contains magnesium, potassium and calcium, as well as lots of fiber
-almonds: contain vitamin E, fiber and omega 3 fatty acids
-fruits and vegetables – diets high in the fibers found in fruits and vegetables have been shown to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease
For better heart health, limit foods with unhealthy fats (such as trans fats and hydrogenated oils, and try using olive oils or cholesterol-lowering margarines such as Smart Balance as an alternative to butter), increase the amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet, choose low-fat proteins (such as egg whites, lean meats and white fish as an alternative to eggs and higher-fat meats).
The American Heart Association recommends that you know and limit fats, choose lean meats, eat 2 servings fish per week, select lowfat dairy products, limit foods high in cholesterol, prepare foods with less salt, and read nutrition labels.
Hope this helped, and good luck with your healthy diet.