science about how to keep your brain sharp while getting older

According to a recent small study, too much or too little sleep are both linked to an increased risk of cognitive decline.

What simple changes to your diet can help prevent your brain from cognitive decline? According to a recent study, just adding at least ½ a serving of flavonoid-rich foods per day (f.e. berries, apples, red cabbage, kale, spinach or onions) will help reduce the risk of cognitive decline in older adults by 20%!

Too little protein intake is one of the reasons of malnutrition and frailty in older adults (65+). The current recommended dietary allowance (the RDA) for protein (0.8 g protein per kg body weight) is under revision. This is because a higher RDA (1.0–1.2 g protein per kg body weight) is scientifically proven to better maintain […]

Older adults aged 60+ need more amino acid leucine than young people to stay healthy and energized. Moreover, leucine is important for the general health of muscle mass, which decreases tremendously after 60.

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