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Vitamin B group keeps your brain young and healthy

Consuming vitamin B rich food helps prevent cognitive decline, depression and mental impairment


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"I get all the right vitamins, especially because it’s essential to preventing cognitive decline", says Dr. Uma Naidoo, health nutritionist.

"The vitamin group to keep my brain young and healthy are B vitamins", she adds.

Each of our microbiomes is like a thumbprint, so a truly effective eating plan is personalized to the unique needs of an individual.

There are eight different B vitamins (Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12), each with its own primary health benefits.

Six vitamin B-rich foods she recommends to have every day are an egg, yogurt, legumes, salmon, sunflower seeds and leafy vegetables.

Depression, dementia and mental impairment are often associated with a deficiency of B vitamins.

B vitamins are among the easiest to work into your diet.

Foods that are rich in one B vitamin often contain many of the B vitamins when consumed as whole foods.

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Harvard Medical School

Graduate medical school of Harvard University

Uma Naidoo

Harvard Nutritional Psychiatrist

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Vitamin B group keeps your brain young and healthy