By Anna Hazard
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This third part of the series focuses on the best cooking oils, beverages, and dessert ingredients for helping to promote memory retention, general brain health, and stave off neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia or Parkinson's with brief explanations regarding the food components and their chemical properties that are the cause of these health benefits.
Boosting effects can include increasing the presence of helpful neural transmitters, blocking inhibitory transmitters, protecting neurons from the oxidative damage of free radicals, as well as helping to prevent or break-down the build-up of plaque within the brain.
Brain Boosting Foods
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