According AARP, the food we eat may have a lot to do with the health of our brain as we  age.

Here’s some of the foods that can help protect your grey matter:

  • Vitamin E in avocados and nuts could reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
  • B-complex vitamins, found in enriched grains and cereal may help protect against brain shrinkage.
  • The antioxidant Vitamin C, in citrus fruit, may protect against dementia-related brain plaque.
  • And the omega-3 fatty acids in wild cold water fish reduce inflammation and boost memory.

Finally, as Popeye would say – eat your spinach – it is packed with at least 15 different antioxidant compounds which could slow the effects of Alzheimer's disease.

Bottom line, a better diet leads to a better brain.