SILVERcare is passionate about providing quality home care in Greenville, NC, Washington NC,  Williamston, NC and Kinston NC. Keeping your brain sharp is an increasing concern for many senior citizens. A good way to keep your brain sharp is incorporating key ingredients into your foods. Here are 5 types of brain food that will help keep your brain sharp.

1. Turmeric

Tumeric is a miracle spice. It’s a type of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It can protect mitochondria and it glucose metabolism. All of this benefits can greatly decrease your risk for brain disease.

2. Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a great and extremely easy thing to incorporate into your diet. Coconut oil has a healthy medium-chain fatty acid. It essentially acts as a carb and fuels your brain. Coconut oil is especially good for those living with Alzheimer’s.

3. DHA

DHA is an omega-3 fatty acid that is found mainly in fish oils. There are studies that link levels of high DHA to a reduced risk of dementia. All you have to do is either incorporate more fish into your diet or take fish oil supplements. The best part is that it’s also very good for your heart!

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SILVERcare is a locally owned, licensed home care agency which was established in 1993 in Greenville, NC, Washington NC,  Williamston, NC and Kinston NC. We provide in-home assistance and personal care services to the elderly, disabled and injured.

The greatest fear many seniors have about the aging process is the loss of their independence. SILVERcare addresses these concerns by giving seniors the support they need to remain in their homes and live independently for as long as possible. Our personal care services provide peace of mind to our clients and their families. If you’re ready to get started, contact us today!

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