Spinach Help Fight Senility
This may be one reason why Popeye’s love of spinach. Recent research has shown that spinach may help fight dementia.
Researchers believe vegetables and fruits rich in vitamin C and beta carotene, such as spinach, oranges and carrots, are considered effective against cognitive decline in old age.
Dementia occurs when the abnormal clumps of beta-amyloid protein in the brain affects the communication between brain cells.
Oxidative stress that occurs when the body reacts with oxygen and release free radicals, also thought to contribute to cognitive decline.
However, the antioxidants found in brightly colored fruits, vegetables and tea, effectively neutralize free radicals and protect against dementia.