The Staying Sharp Guide to Supplements

Four out of 5 older adults take a dietary supplement — including vitamins, minerals and other nutrients — but for most people, the best way to get your nutrients for brain health is from a healthy diet, according to the Global Council on Brain Health. Discover the science behind the hype.

Vitamins & Minerals


B Vitamins

Vitamin D

Vitamin E

Omega 3s


Dietary Supplements Marketed for Brain Health


Your Brain on Fish
According to the latest research, cold-water fish, is one of the best foods for your brain. These types of fish — such as salmon, sardines, herring and trout — are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which seem to provide brain benefits. Find out more when you watch Your Brain on Fish.