Seven foods that could help ward off dementia
Considering that dementia is reaching worldwide epidemic levels of 47.5m people, evidence-based research into dementia and food is scarce. Red wine, coffee, chocolate and even champagne have all been headlines as ‘miracle anti-dementia foods’ in the last couple of years. Sheila Dillon from the Food Programme has spoken to experts in the field and shares their knowledge.
There are, as Sheila stresses, no magic ingredients, and ultimately a healthy diet, along Mediterranean lines, has the most positive effects (and not just on dementia).