Dementia is a common condition that affects around 850,000 people in the UK.
It’s the name given to a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in brain function, according to the NHS.
Dementia symptoms can include memory loss, mobility problems and confusion.
But you could lower your chances of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease by following the MIND diet, scientists have claimed.
The MIND diet specifically limits red meat, butter and margarine, cheese, pastries and sweets, and fried or fast food
The MIND diet is a combination of both the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet.
It’s short for Mediterranean-DASH Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay.
Following the diet plan could lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by more than half, scientists have revealed.
Just loosely following the diet could slash Alzheimer’s risk by 35 per cent.
The diet plan encourages participants to eat at least six portions of leafy, green vegetables, every week.
They should also eat at least one other type of vegetable once a day.
Dementia diet: Best foods to prevent the Alzheimer's disease brain condition revealed (Image: GETTY Images)
It’s also crucial to eat at least two portions of berries, five servings of nuts, three portions of