According to a study, people who consume less than 14 milligrams (mg) of the B-vitamin niacin per day were three times more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

Theory: Niacin helps maintain normal neural function.

Helpful: Aim for the recommended daily in take of 14 mg for women and 16 mg for men from foods that are rich in niacin, including fortified cereal (20 mg per cup)...lean poultry (11.8 mg per half-breast)... and canned tuna (11.3 mg per three ounces).

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