Lifestyle Choices - Diet

Feed Your Brain!

You are what you eat” holds true for successful aging.  A healthy diet is important for overall health, including brain health. It can also help prevent obesity and other health problems and diseases, such as diabetes, which are risk factors for dementia.

To eat right for brain health, current research suggests these steps:


Good nutrition also includes taking daily vitamins and limiting alcohol consumption.

Health Canada's Food Guide

Eat well with Canada's Food Guide! Learning more about Canada's Food Guide will help you and your family know how much food you need, what types of foods are better for you, and the importance of physical activity in your day.

Having the amount and type of food recommended and following the tips included in Canada's Food Guide will help:

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