Tag: dementia prevention

New Dietary Approach Against Alzheimer’s

While both a Mediterranean-style diet and the DASH eating plan are associated with brain benefits, a hybrid dietary pattern that combines the best of both with the latest cognitive research may protect memory and thinking even better. A new study reports that the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet

2. Brain-Healthy Dietary Patterns

When the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) were released in January 2016, they earned headlines for their focus on added sugars and relaxed view of dietary fat. But the most important point of the updated DGAs was often overlooked in the flurry of media coverage: Healthy eating is more

Walking You Through Alzheimer’s Stages

Walking You Through Alzheimer’s Stages

People who have Alzheimer’s disease typically go through distinct phases in which symptoms gradually worsen. However, not everyone will go through all of the Alzheimer’s stages, nor progress through them at the same rate. For example, recent research has provided some evidence that in Alzheimer’s disease, the signs of dementia

8. Helping Yourself

This is an exciting time for Alzheimer’s drug development, but that doesn’t mean you should sit back and wait until new drugs become available. Take proactive steps today to preserve your memory and prevent dementia. There is good evidence that just by making better choices each day, like eating right,

Supplementing Brain Health

Smart lifestyle practices, including healthy eating, exercise, good sleep, and continual learning help keep your brain in top form. Certain supplements also may help bolster brain function. Although more research is needed, the fol-lowing supplements may help. Consult your doctor prior to use.

Ginkgo Biloba Extract. This supplement has antioxidant and

MIND Diet Scores High in Several Categories

Every year, researchers at U.S. News & World Report evaluate and rate various diets in several categories. This year, the Mediterranean-DASH diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet earned a top spot in the “Easiest diets to follow” category, in which it tied for first with two other diets. The

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