What’s good for your heart is good for your brain

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You may have heard the expression: “You are what you eat.” This rings true when it comes to keeping your brain sharp. As you age, eating a healthy diet helps to keep your brain as healthy as possible. It can also improve your brain’s ability to sustain long-term health and fight illnesses.

A healthy brain begins with a healthy heart. Eating a nutritious diet can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. But did you know that it could also reduce your risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? A healthy diet helps your brain
function at its best and slows down memory loss.

Your brain is one of your most vital organs. It plays a role in your every action and every thought, and just like the rest of your body, it needs to be taken care of.

The Alzheimer Society of Ontario is pleased to share a helpful tip sheet to help keep your mind sharp and lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Download the Healthy Eating and Alzheimer’s disease Toolkit when you enter the Eat Well contest here!

Features:

  • Helpful tips to reduce your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Healthy meal suggestions for a brain healthy diet
  • Food Journal
  • Recipe Cards

By downloading the tool kit, you can enter to WIN a three-piece cookware set from Titanium Exclusive Cookware Inc. One lucky winner will receive 1 fry pan, 1 sauce pan, and 1 roasting pot.  (Retail value is $1200). Enter the contest here!

8,000 men and women in Ontario will develop dementia this year.

Eating healthy is just the beginning of preventing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
You CAN do something about dementia.

Make a donation to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario today and help provide families and individuals living with dementia support, and education, build awareness, and fund research for a cure. You have the power to make an incredible difference. Thank you for your support!