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If Alzheimer’s disease or dementia has affected someone you know, you may be asking, “Is there a diet that will help prevent memory loss?”
Fortunately, there are a number of natural tools to help prevent and manage mild cognitive impairment (pre-dementia) and Alzheimer’s disease. However, an often-overlooked but critically necessary nutrient
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Most Americans get plenty of protein, despite the marketing hype suggesting otherwise, but an emerging scientific consensus says older adults may need even more. Evidence also is mounting that the timing of older adults’ protein consumption may be important; the traditional, protein-heavy dinner might need to give
Eat a “Rainbow” for Maximum Nutrition
Much of what we said in the previous chapter about vegetables also applies to fruits, including the importance of eating a “rainbow” to get a variety of beneficial phytonutrients. According to the USDA’s MyPlate, women over age 50 should get one and a half
One of the fastest-growing segments of the dietary supplement industry is the market for products claiming to protect your memory or “boost” your brainpower. These range from mega-doses of vitamins your body does actually need (though not necessarily in such quantity) to novel concoctions such as Asian herbal remedies or
The BRAIN Initiative
Never before has so much science been focused on exploring the secrets of the human brain. In October 2015, the National Institutes of Health announced a second wave of grants to support the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, bringing the NIH’s annual investment to $85
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Alzheimer’s disease treatment is, in many respects, still a question in search of a definitive answer. No Alzheimer medication can halt the forward progress of the disease or prevent its ultimate devastation on the lives of those who have it.
Yet Alzheimer dementia medications are available that can help relieve some
Could eating fruits and vegetables be causing your depression symptoms? Well, yes – if you are eating the wrong kind. And by wrong kind I mean eating those that are conventionally grown and from the “dirty dozen” list…
Q. Does Huperzine A help prevent cognitive decline? I have a friend who takes Huperzine A supplements to prevent memory loss. Does it really work?
A. Huperzine A is a dietary supplement made from a type of club moss. Club mosses are evergreen herbs with needle- or scale-like leaves, found on