Is eating pudding bad for the brain?
Lack of movement has an influence on the development of dementia. Even chewing would have a significant effect on the flow of large blood vessels that supply the brain with blood. Scientific research points in this direction. Read more...
Bad teeth cause reduced chewing function. As a result, there is often a switch to liquid food, which only leads to a further reduction in the caustic activity. And thus also a reduced blood flow.
This is a plea for the extra care of the teeth, also for the elderly; this to promote chewing, which would improve the blood circulation in the brain.
Attached is a link to a nice lesson by Prof. Erik Scherder, who is an advocate of physical movement as a means of caring for the brain.