Your doctor might always ask you to maintain a balanced diet, and we all know that nutrition is important. But how exactly does nutrition affect our bodies and brains? The review article by Dennis Steindler, Ph.D. suggests that good nutrition helps maintain the health of stem cells, which provide regenerative power for the organ systems in the body, including the brain. Although evidence has shown that good nutritional balance could help stem cells to persist in healthy adults, not enough investigation has focused on how this process works in aging individuals. According to Dr. Steindler, good nutrition can reduce inflammation, improve neuroregeneration, and eventually prevent aging-related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. Therefore, not only just children and teenagers, those who are undergoing the aging process would also benefit from a balanced diet for brain health!