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Use Brain-Boosting Omega-3 Oils to Combat Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Friday, November 30th, 2012

Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown time and again to improve and prevent a variety of ailments, most notably heart disease. Researchers have also been conducting tests on the affects of omega-3 fatty acids on the brain and studies show an improvement in cognition after adopting a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids. These oils may slow or prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.


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Can Caffeine Prevent Alzheimers?

Posted by on Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Caffeine May Prevent Alzheimer's

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Many people rely on that cup of joe to get themselves going in the morning. Studies about both risks and benefits of drinking coffee abound, but can that jolt of caffeine protect against Alzheimer’s? It may.

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Who Should Be Thinking About Alzheimer’s Prevention? Part 2 of 2

Posted by on Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Yesterday, we published Part 1 of our 2-Part series about who should be concerned about Alzheimer’s prevention.  The short answer is, everyone, but there are people already challenged by other ailments that should be particularly concerned about developing Alzheimer’s.  Yesterday, we discussed the Alzheimer’s connection to diabetes and the importance of managing blood sugar levels. Today we will focus on high blood pressure and how it is related to Alzheimer’s disease.

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Who Should Be Thinking About Alzheimer’s Prevention? Part 1 of a 2 Part Series

Posted by on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Today we are publishing Part 1 of a two-part series about who should be concerned about Alzheimer’s prevention.

Alzheimer's Infographic with Stats About the Disease

As the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s continues to steadily increase, we should all be looking for ways to prevent the disease. However, there are certain conditions that can increase your risk of suffering from the disease. We have made a list of a few of the conditions with strong links to Alzheimer’s disease. If you suffer from any of these conditions, it’s time for you to adopt some healthier dietary habits that could ward off Alzheimer’s disease.

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The 3 Best Spices To Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Monday, November 26th, 2012

Healthy Spices for the Brain and Alzheimer's Prevention

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In the search for ways to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s, many researchers have turned their focus to spices. There are now a number of spices that have been linked through studies to Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment and should be added to our diets as part of our Alzheimer’s combat strategy.

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Coconut Oil: Friend or Foe in Alzheimer’s Treatment?

Posted by on Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Coconut oil was much maligned for many years due in great part to a 1994 study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest of movie theater popcorn and the shocking amount of saturated fat it contained as a result of the coconut oil used to cook it. But recent studies are showing us a new side of coconut oil and giving us reason to give this oil a second look, with some research focusing specifically on Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment.

Extra Virgin Coconut Oil for Alzheimer's

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4 Nutritional Tips For Caregivers of Family Members With Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

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Thanksgiving is a day traditionally reserved for family, so today is a good day to remember and appreciate the important role family can play in both preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease.

As we learn more about this terrible disease, genetic links plus diet and nutrition are becoming the primary areas of focus for prevention and treatment. A recent study found that people who have a particular gene mutation are three times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s, and while we don’t know with certainty whether there are other factors at play, studies support the theory that nutrition is key to preventing onset of the disease.

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Black Friday Shopping for Products to Help Prevent and Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Black Friday Shopping for Alzheimer's Nutrition

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With Black Friday on the horizon, it is a good time to consider picking up a few tools that can help you create simple, delicious, and nutritious meals at home. We’ve found a few items that can help you set up a nutritional base in your kitchen, all in the name of Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment.

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5 Easy Ways to Make A Healthy Thanksgiving Meal For Alzheimer’s Prevention and Treatment

Posted by on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

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We all know that our beloved Thanksgiving meal is not known for its health benefits. The traditional Thanksgiving meal is loaded with all of the usual suspects of an unhealthy diet: fat, simple carbohydrates, and sugar. If you or a loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s, you may be looking for ways to boost the nutrient value in the foods you eat, and the Thanksgiving meal is no exception. Fortunately there are some simple ways to increase your dinner’s nutritional value without sacrificing flavor.

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High Blood Sugar Linked To Alzheimer Disease — How Can You Lower Your Risk?

Posted by on Monday, November 19th, 2012

Alzheimer's and Diabetes connection

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As evidence mounts that Alzheimer’s disease is related to nutrition, it’s becoming apparent that increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables we eat could be the key to prevention. In September 2012, New Scientist Magazine released its findings of a study linking high blood sugar levels and perhaps even Diabetes to Alzheimer’s.

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