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Healthy Tips for Ringing in The New Year

Posted by on Monday, December 31st, 2012

Something about the impending New Year makes even the most pessimistic of us feel hopeful for what will unfold in the next twelve months. And really, there are few things more worthwhile to celebrate than saying ‘goodbye’ to one year and ‘hello’ to the next. Often, this means overindulging at a New Years Eve party and then beginning the New Year feeling absolutely horrid. This year can be different, and we have some tips for celebrating the New Year in style and feeling great the next morning. Yes – you really can have it all!

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Surprising Fun Workouts That Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Friday, December 28th, 2012

Exercise is a key component to staying fit and supporting nutrition for Alzheimer’s prevention. We’ve discussed the importance of exercise and how easy it is to get started, particularly when adopting a walking routine. While walking is a simple way to exercise while avoiding injury, we wanted to highlight some other forms of exercise that are appropriate for nearly any age and pose a low risk for injury.

Alzheimer's Nutrition Through Exercise and Fitness

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Must-Have Healthy Snacks for Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Thursday, December 27th, 2012

It can be a challenge to find convenient snacks that are both tasty and healthy. Our society is inundated with a variety of salty, crunchy high-fat, high-carbohydrate snacks that can be detrimental to our health. Consuming a steady diet of these unhealthy snacks can help put you on the path to some of the deadliest diseases in our society: Alzheimer’s, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. To help you transition to or continue a healthier diet, we’re providing some tips for preparing nutritious snacks that won’t make you feel deprived.

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Jumpstart Your Exercise Program In Four Simple Steps

Posted by on Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Yesterday, we suggested you take this week to think about changes you can make to your diet to help avoid disease. Exercise is an important component to any plan to prevent disease. It is common to start a new exercise regimen at the beginning of the year, and while many people are motivated to lose weight, exercise can also help protect your body against Alzheimer’s. Today have some tips for jumpstarting your exercise program in the new year to help prevent disease in the future.

 

Prevent Alzheimer's Using the Healthy Eating Plate

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Six Diet Changes You Should Make In The New Year

Posted by on Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

Okay, so maybe you had grand plans to shun the fats and sugars you know are no good for you, but perhaps you found it to be a little more challenging than you expected during this year’s holiday festivities. And maybe, just maybe, you overindulged in ways you never intended. Well, we’re here to just say, ‘relax.’ Worrying about it certainly won’t help your health, and it’s all in the past now anyway, right? Let’s just move forward from here. Now is the time to start planning for healthier eating in the new year.

Prevent Alzheimer's by Adopting Healthier Eating Habits

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Improve Brain Health With These Top Apps

Posted by on Monday, December 24th, 2012

Tablets are the big gift item this year, with the iPad and Kindle leading the pack. If you find yourself with a new tablet this holiday season, you will find they can be great tools for keeping your brain healthy. We have some suggestions for ways to use them to exercise your brain and monitor your nutrition and overall health.

 

Alzheimer's Nutrition Using Brain Healthy Apps

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Sundowning: What Is It And How Do You Prevent It?

Posted by on Friday, December 21st, 2012

December 21, 2012 and the end of the Mayan Calendar has been discussed at length over the past several years, with many people believing that doom and gloom are going to descend upon us that day. But, each year when December 21st rolls around, we always think of the winter solstice and try to focus on something positive – the days are going to start getting longer.

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An Alzheimer’s Gift Guide for Last Minute Shoppers

Posted by on Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Gift giving can be a challenge for Alzheimer’s patients and their loved ones alike. Loved ones want to be sure to give gifts that are appropriate and useful for those suffering from dementia, so we’ve put together a list to help last minute shoppers find gifts for friends or relatives with Alzheimer’s.

 

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How to Prevent Chronic Disease Through Diet – Part 2

Posted by on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Today is the second part of our series on conditions common to some of the most deadly diseases. Yesterday, we discussed chronic inflammation, high cholesterol, and high blood sugar and how those conditions relate to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s. Today we’ll turn our attention to high blood sugar and high triglycerides and how to keep all of these conditions in check through diet.

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How To Prevent Chronic Disease Through Diet – Part 1

Posted by on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Alzheimer’s disease has been associated with a variety of other diseases, many of which are attributable to poor diet.  Alzheimer’s is now the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. in a list among such diseases as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes – all illnesses that can be controlled or avoided through a healthy diet.

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