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For the term "alzheimer".

Omega-3’s and Alzheimer’s

Considerable research has been poured into trying to understand the mechanisms behind Alzheimer’s disease, and how it might be prevented. We have reported on several of these that are centered on nutrition. One of...

Probiotics and Alzheimer’s Prevention

We have reporting previously on the role of probiotics on cognition, but now research published in Nature suggests that there might be a further link to brain health, namely Alzheimer’s disease. The study shows...

High Blood Pressure and the Risk for Alzheimer’s

High blood pressure is a common ailment for older adults. This statement, published in the journal Hypertension for the American Heart Association discusses the correlation between high blood pressure and cognitive function. While the...

Obesity Increases Risk of Dementia

Being overweight could eventually contribute to dementia. That is one of the key results of a recent global, longitudinal study published in the journal, Alzheimers and Dementia. Those who have a high body mass...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help Clear Brain Waste

Omega-3 fatty acids, common in certain fish, have been shown to have a number of benefits, especially for cardiovascular and brain health. Regarding the latter, a study published in The FASEB Journal revealed that...

Probiotics and Cognition

A recent study in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience  show that probiotics make a difference in cognition for older adults with Alzheimer’s Disease. This clinical trial was a randomized, double-blind, controlled study. In it, 60 Alzheimer patients...

DHA and cognition

DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is an omega-3 fatty acid known for its role in brain function. Several studies have been conducted to demonstrate this, including a recent one coming out of Tianjin, China. The results,...

How You Cook Your Food Can Help Prevent Diabetes

A recent study from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and published in the journal Diabetologia, has shown that cooking methods can impact diabetes risk. In short, dry cooked foods (i.e. grilled, fried or...