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Words for the wise

Don’t skimp on diet, exercise, or sleep—the trifecta of brain health. The typical Mediterranean diet emphasizes fruits and veggies (antioxidants), olive oil and fish (essential fatty acids), and grains (B vitamins)—good for hearts as well as brains. And exercise can even reverse “age-related brain shrinkage,” according to Neal D. Barnard, MD, author of Power Foods for the Brain.