These 15 foods may prevent Alzheimer's

Neurologists often say that diet plays a large role in maintaining brain health as you age. People may think that there isn’t much they can do to preserve their brain health; but luckily, there are some steps you can takeAccording to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. The effects of the disease range from memory loss to a complete mental decline. At the moment, there is no known cure. So it’s good news that there may be something you can do to reduce your risk. To help stave off the deadly degenerative disease, try incorporating these foods into your diet. Not only do they assist with preserving brain function, a number of them also provide additional health benefits. (The introduction of this story was updated to remove phrasing that some readers may have found insensitive. This story originally appeared on The Daily Meal.)

Holly Van Hare, The Daily Meal
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