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Brain food: 7 things neurologists avoid

 Consuming too much sugar, especially added sugars, can have negative effects on the brain and may contribute to cognitive decline.

Excessive Sugar

Highly processed foods often contain unhealthy fats, high levels of sodium, and additives, which can be detrimental to brain health when consumed regularly.

Processed Foods

Avoid foods that contain trans fats as they have been linked to an increased risk of inflammation and cognitive decline.

Trans Fats

Refined carbohydrates, such as white bread and sugary cereals, can cause rapid spikes and crashes in blood sugar levels, affecting brain function.

Highly Processed Carbohydrates

Heavy and chronic alcohol consumption can lead to brain damage and impair cognitive function.

Excessive Alcohol

Smoking and tobacco use are associated with increased risk of stroke and neurodegenerative diseases.

Smoking and Tobacco Products

Lack of physical activity can negatively impact brain health. Regular exercise has been shown to improve cognitive function.

Sedentary Lifestyle

Inadequate sleep can impair cognitive abilities, memory, and overall brain function.

Lack of Sleep