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Alzheimer’s Prevention is Music to Your Ears-How Music can Help with Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Friday, March 29th, 2013

The power of music to heal has been known for centuries, but only in the last few years has this principle has been tested in a lab to prove whether or not it’s really true.  Researchers are currently using music therapy to treat various aspects of cognitive degeneration and most importantly to help with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Is Alzheimer’s Prevention Possible or is the Disease a Genetic Time Bomb?

Posted by on Thursday, March 28th, 2013

One question many people have been asking for some time is whether Alzheimer’s disease is inherited from our parents or if we bring the disease upon ourselves through poor lifestyle choices.  This debate is currently raging in the medical science community as researchers scramble to solve one of today’s most pressing medical mysteries.   In other words; is Alzheimer’s prevention really possible?

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Get Plenty of ZZZZZ’s For Alzheimer’s Prevention- Does Melatonin Help With Alzheimer’s?

Posted by on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

When it comes to Alzheimer’s prevention, getting enough quality sleep every night is certainly at the top of the list when it comes to self-care priorities. In fact, according to the Huffington Post, new studies indicate that difficulty sleeping may end up causing memory problems as we grow older. So what can you do to promote a restful night’s sleep while adhering to the Alzheimer’s diet?

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Hale to Kale! Can Green Leafy Vegetables Help with Alzheimer’s?

Posted by on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

It is estimated that nearly 5.4 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease today and as the numbers continue to climb, so does the need to do more medical research to find a cure.  One thing scientists are pointing to more and more is the fact that certain nutrients, such as those found in dark green leafy vegetables, are shown to help with Alzheimer’s prevention.  If you are one who really loves green vegetables, you’ll be happy to learn just what researchers are finding out about green leafy vegetables and Alzheimer’s prevention.

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Healthy Tips for Maintaining the Alzheimer’s Diet over The Easter Holiday

Posted by on Monday, March 25th, 2013

With the Easter holiday coming up, many people will be faced with a lot of temptation when it comes to  unhealthy candy and other sugar laden foods which are NOT recommended as part of the Alzheimer’s diet.  Easter baskets are commonly jam packed with chocolate bunnies and refined sugar candy eggs.  Not to mention the pasta, sugary desserts,  potatoes and gravy, and other saturated fatty foods often served as part of a traditional Easter dinner.    Is there a way to stick to eating brain healthy snacks and foods when surrounded by so many unhealthy food choices during the Easter holiday season?

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Can Red Berries Help with Alzheimer’s Prevention?

Posted by on Friday, March 22nd, 2013

If you were offered a magic pill that could help you lose weight, feel satisfied, and help with Alzheimer’s disease, it would be a no-brainer right? So what if this “magic pill” actually tasted great as well?  Well you don’t have to visit your doctor for this special treatment; you simply need to go shopping at the produce isle of your local grocery store.  Many people already know that bright colored fruit is loaded with antioxidants which have been shown to slow or prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, but what if something as delicious as strawberries or blueberries could help with Alzheimer’s prevention?

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The Benefits of Juicing for Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Eating right is not only a good way to stay healthy today, but also an important factor in avoiding disease in the future.  Antioxidants can provide a potent source of protection against a wide variety of diseases including heart disease, adult onset diabetes, and most importantly- Alzheimer’s disease.  But how can you maximize the benefits of antioxidants for Alzheimer’s prevention without having to eat everything but the kitchen sink?

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Recommended on the Alzheimer’s Diet?

Posted by on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

artificial sweeteners NOT recommended on the Alzheiemr's diet

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Artificial Sweeteners have received a lot of controversy. Some groups argue that they are dangerous while the government contends there is nothing to worry about. Artificial sweeteners have been connected to everything from cancer to cognitive brain disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease. So what is the truth? Do artificial sweeteners cause Alzheimer’s or are they safe for the Alzheimer’s diet as the FDA contends? Some of the answers might surprise you.

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What do Curcumin and Vitamin D Have in Common When it Comes to the Alzheimer’s Diet?

Posted by on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Recent medical research has indicated that Vitamin D combined with a common household spice -curcumin, (found in turmeric) may help prevent amyloid plaques in the brain which have been associated with Alzheimer’s disease.  But how does this compound work to help with Alzheimer’s disease, and how can you best integrate vitamin D and curcumin into the Alzheimer’s diet?

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Reading Food Labels Could Save Your Life- What to look for in Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Monday, March 18th, 2013

In order to maintain optimum brain health for Alzheimer’s prevention, it is imperative to keep a balanced diet. A carefully balanced diet has been shown to not only improve your overall well-being it is a key component to keeping Alzheimer’s at bay.  One important factor in achieving this is learning how to properly read the labels on the foods you buy.  After all, your future mental health is at stake.  But what should you be looking for in food labels, and what are some common misperceptions about identifying just what you are eating by reading labels?

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