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Brain Health Essentials

(The Supermarket Guru) Vitamin D is undoubtedly an essential vitamin; an increasing number of studies have revealed the importance of vitamin D in numerous body systems. The latest research demonstrates the need for this essential vitamin in obtaining optimal brain health… but it cannot act alone. Study results point to both vitamins D and E in helping to keep our minds sharper, aid in warding off dementia, and even offering protection against Parkinson's disease…
So how do we make sure to include both vitamin D and E rich foods in our diets? There are a variety of great sources of vitamin E in foods including cottonseed, safflower and other vegetable oils, nuts, especially almonds and hazelnuts, wheat germ, and sunflower seeds. Green leafy vegetables like Swiss chard, spinach and kale provide vitamin E as well. Other great sources include papaya, olives, and avocados. The recommended daily allowance (RDA) is 15 mg for most adults.
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