5 Foods To Avoid As You Grow Older

#5 Microwave Popcorn With Butter.

Keeping your brain active by continuing to learn new things and challenging yourself with games and puzzles is a great start. But diet also plays a part. One particularly damaging food for your brain is microwave popcorn. The fake butter that coats those kernels is full of trans fats, which negatively affect memory. The plastic-like coating inside the bag, used to keep the fake butter from seeping through, has also been linked to cancer.