Seven Healthy Foods For The Ageing Brain (PICTURES)

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Health and fitness advice tends to focus heavily on how we treat our bodies from the neck downwards. But this approach can mean there's a danger of forgetting about brain health.

While it's clear that exercise is an important factor in maintaining a healthy mind, a recent study shows that what you eat can also affect the brain.

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Research published in the journal Annals of Neurology revealed that the type of fats consumed could affect brain health.

Of a group of women studied, those who consumed more "good fats" performed better in cognitive tests than those who eat more "bad" fats, such as those found in red meat.

To get more "good" fats in your diet, why not try some of the foods below...

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