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America’s Soft Drink Addiction: How Soda Can Affect Your Brain

Posted by on Thursday, January 31st, 2013

It seems America is addicted to soft drinks and unfortunately most are either high in sugar that may increase risks of Alzheimer’s disease, or contain Aspartame in diet drinks. There are many rumors about the effects of Aspartame, but are these soft drinks really so unhealthy and if so, are they allowed in a healthy Alzheimer’s nutrition diet?

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Say Good Night to Memory Loss: Adequate Sleep Might Just Save Your Brain

Posted by on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

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When we were told as kids that it was important to get a good night’s sleep, little did we know how sound that advice actually was.  It turns out that getting sleep each night not only help your body, but restores your mind as well. In fact, studies are indicating that lack of sleep affects memory function and might be linked to, you guessed it, Alzheimer’s disease. But how do we know for sure that we are getting enough sleep for Alzheimer’s prevention?

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Alzheimer’s Prevention On the Go: Is There Really such a Thing as Healthy Fast Food?

Posted by on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Healthy fast food sounds like an oxymoron and for those suffering with Alzheimer’s disease, healthy eating is so important that learning how to select nutritious foods when eating out is a vital part of self care. But are there really healthy fast food restaurants available when we need to eat out in a hurry, and if so what are the healthiest selections on the menu for Alzheimer’s nutrition?

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Alzheimer’s Fighting Super Foods for the Brain: Fruits and Vegetables You Should be Eating

Posted by on Monday, January 28th, 2013

The list of super foods that may promote Alzheimer’s prevention is lengthy. These brain healthy foods not only help lower risks of heart disease, they have also been proven through research to lower the risk of stroke, and yes, even Alzheimer’s. What are these additional super foods that can do so much for our health, and how can we be sure we are getting enough of them in our daily Alzheimer’ s prevention diet?

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Boost Your Alzheimer’s Prevention with These Powerful Super Foods for the Brain

Posted by on Friday, January 25th, 2013

Do you know that nearly 60 percent of the human brain is made up of fat? In fact, the brain requires a quarter of the nutrients in your blood system to function normally. With that being said, it’s obvious that eating a nutritious diet loaded with healthy fats and other brain foods may help with Alzheimer’s prevention. But what are these super brain foods and how can we be sure to get enough of them in our every day diet?

 

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Battling Alzheimer’s at the Gym and the Dinner Table: Why Prevention Requires Both

Posted by on Thursday, January 24th, 2013

As Alzheimer’s continues to wreak havoc with the senior population, researchers are scrambling to find the perfect recipe for treating the disease. Right now scientific evidence is not pointing toward a magic pill as a cure for Alzheimer’s, but a combination of methodologies to tackle the disease from different angles. But what are these multi-faceted Alzheimer’s prevention recommendations?

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Preventing Alzheimer’s and the #1 Proxy Killer Disease with Better Nutrition

Posted by on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Stress can really wreak havoc on a person’s health, affecting everything from their cardiovascular system to how their body stores fat. But even more importantly, studies have shown that stress can increase the cortisol found in the body, which is commonly referred to as the “stress hormone.”  This hormone can be detrimental to people with good health, but for people with Alzheimer’s disease stress can actually speed up the disease. How can you reduce the effects of stress in Alzheimer’s prevention?

 

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UCLA Study Indicates Meditation May be the Answer in Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

You have more than likely heard that meditation can be a key factor in reducing the stress of daily life, and for many of those with Alzheimer’s stress reduction is part of the primary treatment regime. But just what is the correlation between stress and Alzheimer’s disease?

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Assisting with Alzheimer’s: Essential Tips For Making Meal Time Simpler

Posted by on Monday, January 21st, 2013

Family members of those with Alzheimer’s disease know that eating issues are prevalent among those suffering from the disease as well as for family and caretakers. For a variety of reasons people who have this disorder and the people caring for them find meal times to be challenging, particularly as the disease progresses. With research stacking up to reveal that healthy foods help to nourish the brain in Alzheimer’s, is there anything that can be done about improving Alzheimer’s nutrition?

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Alpha Lipoic Acid Wages Battle Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by on Friday, January 18th, 2013

When it comes to the ongoing battle against Alzheimer’s disease, a new hero may have come on the scene; alpha-lipoic acid. Not exactly a household name, but studies are indicating that this antioxidant might deserve a much closer look. Alpha-lipoic acid has been know as an anti aging agent in the skin care industry for some time, but can it really slow down symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease? Some experts are beginning to think so.

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