9 Foods You Didn’t Know Can Adversely Affect Your Brain
Margarine and frosting
Margarine might be a convenient and popular spread but its high content of trans fats is anything but good for you. You might have heard that trans fats can have serious consequences on your heart and blood vessels, but do you know what else can get hurt? Your brain.
According to various studies among which a recent study from the journal Neurology, the higher the levels of elaidic acid (a type of trans fat commonly found in the human body) the higher the risks of cognitive decline in older adults and the development of cognitive problems such as dementia and Alzheimer’s.