A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that what you eat could make a big difference in your mental acuity during your later years. The research linked cognitive decline with the frequent consumption of ultra-processed foods such as ice cream, pizza, lunch meat, chips, and cookies. Rutgers University in Camden researcher Kristin August, an expert in the relationship between nutrition and psychology, explained that while these foods have long been known to cause diabetes, heart disease, and other physical issues, their association with cognitive decline is becoming increasingly hard to swallow. To read the full story.