Four-year study of 8,000 people aged 65 and over in France reported three dietary staples of seniors who avoid dementia:

  • Eating fish at least once a week (Omega-3 fatty acids)
  • Eating fruits and vegetables (raw or cooked) daily
  • Using fats such as walnut oil, soy oil, or colza oil (related to canola oil)

(Barberger-Gateau. P. Neurology. Nov. 13, 2007, Vol 69, pp 1921-1930. News release, American Academy of Neurology. Link to Nutrition and Brain (SBF), Article)