Dementia is the loss of skills, affecting daily routine. It can cause the problem with memory, thinking capabilities and problem-solving skills. Usually, dementia gets worsened with age.
As per W.H.O.Guidelines, people can reduce their risk of dementia by:-
- Regularly Exercising.
- Quitting Smoking.
- Avoiding harmful use of alcohol.
- Controlling weight.
- Maintaining healthy blood pressure, cholesterol levels and blood sugar levels.
- Avoiding health supplements.
- Eating a healthy diet.
Eating – vegetables, fruits, nuts, wholegrain bread, potatoes, seeds, legumes, herbs, spices, fish, seafood olive oil etc.
Eating in moderation – poultry, eggs, cheese etc.
Avoiding eating – sugar sweetened beverages, added sugars, refined oils, highly processed foods etc.
Non-smokers, who take regular exercise and have a healthy diet are at reduced risk of dementia.
Wishing all to be in a healthy state.
(For awareness purpose only).