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"How to Incorporate Simple Principles to Avoid Dementia in Old Age?"

Russian psychologist Tatiana Korobova mentioned some principles that should be followed to avoid developing dementia in old age.

According to the specialist, the older generation needs, as is the case at an early age, to practice an active lifestyle and adhere to some simple principles that will prevent dementia in old age.

The first principle states that “movement is life,” as physical exercise and sports should be practiced as much as possible, including morning exercises and walking (at least 10,000 steps a day in the open air), which contributes to a good blood supply to the brain and providing nutrients to nerve cells. This means that the brain muscles will be saturated with

The second principle states that a healthy lifestyle is “the key to longevity”; Doctor recommended eliminating alcohol, tobacco, and nutritional supplements, as well as regulating sleep and not exposing yourself to stress. It is worth noting that communication with relatives and positive emotions, as well as a healthy and balanced diet, will help prevent dementia.

You should also include fruits, vegetables, nuts, fish and whole grains in your diet. It is best to cook food with olive oil. The specialist said that it contains more vitamin Omega 3, antioxidants and vitamin B.

The third principle is that the brain, like the body, “needs training.” So, you need to solve crosswords, puzzles, and scanned words. It is also useful to give preference to reading books and magazines, and it is advisable to limit watching TV as a direct path to dementia.

Source: Komsomolskaya Pravda -


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