Surprisingly Easy Ways to Reduce Your Dementia Risk Right Now

Everyone knows damaging habits, like smoking or drinking too much, can hurt your body, especially your brain. But did you know other habits can reduce your risk of dementia and brain-related diseases? You can start doing the following things right now to keep your brain in shape. The simple act on page 10 requires little effort but makes a huge difference.

1. Take a vitamin K supplement

Woman holding supplements

Multivitamins don’t often contain vitamin K. | iStock.com/diego_cervo

This life-changing vitamin helps clot blood and prevent cancer and osteoporosis. Another study found patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s consumed much less vitamin K than the control group.

Next: If you drive, bike, or ski, you must do this.

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