Infographic: Brain Threats and Protectors

Brain Threats and Protectors - Infographic
Eating too much sugar, saturated and trans fats is not only harmful to your body, but may also be damaging to your brain.  Take, for example, that Alzheimer's disease is now being being called "Type 3 Diabetes" by many researchers and health care professionals.

This infographic illustrates what are currently believed to be threats and protectors to the proper functioning of the brain.

The threats include:

Sugar
Saturated Fats
Trans Fats
Excess Iron
Excess Cooper
Aluminum

The protectors include:

Vitamin E
Vitamin B12
Beans
Chickpeas
Blueberries
Grapes
Leafy Green Vegetables
Sweet Potatoes

Related:
Brain Foods [Infographic]
Nutrition of Mental Health [Infographic]
Healthy Fats for the Brain

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