Top 10 foods for healthy ageing

  1. Blueberries

Blueberries contain antioxidants that can protect the brain from oxidative stress.

  1. Strawberries

Strawberries may help to reduce the effects of dementia.

  1. Dark chocolate

Chocolates are also a great source of antioxidants, but you should not exceed 8 to 10 grams of sugar per serving.

  1. Wild salmon

Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids. It enhances neuronal communication and promotes neural growth.

  1. Whole grains

Whole grains contain fibres, vitamin E, and some omega-3s. Whole foods, in general, are always a better dietary option.

  1. Avocado

This fruit contains monounsaturated fat, which contributes to healthy blood flow and can help lower your blood pressure.

  1. Asparagus

It is a good source of folate, which helps support the nervous system.

  1. Apples

Apples contain quercetin, an antioxidant that helps protect your brain cells.

  1. Yoghurt

It has protein, Vitamin B and the amino acid L-carnitine, which helps improve circulation in the brain.

  1. Nuts

Nuts can help minimize cognitive decline. These are also high in monounsaturated fats.