Elderly Britons should not waste their money by buying brain enhancement supplements such as fish oil, warnings experts.
Instead, they should invest in a pair of footwear and eat lots of salmon and trout if they want to avert dementia.
] A Great Review of the Global Council on Brain Health found that there is "unconvincing evidence" supplements intended to improve thinking skills, memory or Alzheimer's symptoms actually work.
Fish oil pills are often marketed for the benefit of brain power – and millions of Britons take daily capsules.
The report says that retirees can get all their key nutrients from a healthy diet. Eating lots of fruit and vegetables has been repeatedly associated with better brain health.
Sarah Lenz Lock, CEO of GCBH, said: "Instead of buying a dietary supplement, spend money on new walking shoes or a salmon dinner."
In 2016, Brits spent DKK 906 million. £ on supplements.
NO EVIDENCE OMEGA-3 SUPPLEMENTS WORK
The global council is an independent collaboration between researchers, health professionals, academics and policy experts.
Your study focused on over 50's and considered evidence in support of a variety of vitamins and supplements.
In a consensus, the Council stated: "For most, the best way to get your nutrients into brain health is from a healthy
Caroline Abrahams, Age of Britain's Charit y the director said: "These prominent experts have concluded it does nothing good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life, so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead. "
ACTIVITIES TO PROMOTE WELL TREATMENT
Dr. Jana Voigt, research director at Alzheimer's Research UK, said:" Understanding how our diet affects our brain health when we age is important and could give us clues on how to prevent Dementia Cases We welcome this independent, comprehensive report from the Global Brain Health Council, which concludes that there is no good evidence that any specific dietary supplement can improve brain health. "
* PET visits and baking should be offered to them with dementia to increase their quality of life according to an NHS watchdog.
It will have health professionals supplying the 850,000 Britons affected by the condition with a variety of activities that helps promote well-being.
stocking cats and dogs, other potential pastimes include cows, art, gardening, mindfulness and exercise classes.
The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence says that those with dementia should be able to choose hobbies,
Professor Gillian Leng, Deputy Director and Director of Health and Social Care at NICE, said: "People with dementia may find it more difficult to participate in activities, to engage in social, to maintain their independence, to communicate effectively, feeling in control and taking care of themselves.
"Providing comfortable and health-promoting activities such as music or reminiscence treatment can help with this."
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Dr Emma Derbyshire from Health and Nutrition Information Service who represent decision makers, said: "It is inappropriate to suggest that appropriately labeled supplements do not contribute to brain health. In addition, dietary supplements are not drugs for curing diseases or relieving medical symptoms of any kind.
" They are, as mentioned, dietary supplements. to bridge over dietary holes, including for the nutrients that affect brain health.
"Especially omega-3 supplement, which can make an important contribution to brain development and brain function."