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Flavanoids Just Might Save Your Life- How Cocoa Can Help with Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Monday, March 11th, 2013

The next time you want something sweet and satisfying, consider making yourself a cup of cocoa, which will not only satisfy your sweet tooth-it can also help with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers have been pointing to the potential benefits of chocolate for some time, but now there is even more evidence that consuming cocoa as  part of a healthy Alzheimer’s diet could help stave off Alzheimer’s disease and decrease cognitive decline.

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How To Help with Alzheimer’s – Supplemental Meals For Those Who Have a Loss of Appetite

Posted by on Friday, March 8th, 2013

If you are a caregiver involved with the daily routine of offering a friend or family member help with Alzheimer’s disease, you very likely have had to address the problems that come with proper nutrition.  It can be difficult to help with Alzheimer’s when your loved one refuses to eat and may even be losing weight.  How can we best support those with Alzheimer’s nutrition in providing healthy meals on the Alzheimer’s diet to those who have experienced a loss of appetite?

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Can Low Cholesterol Levels can Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay?

Posted by on Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Before you sink your teeth into that calorie and cholesterol laden dinner, you might want to think twice about eating fatty or fried foods high in saturated fat, particularly if you are concerned about Alzheimer’s nutrition. Just what is the link between high cholesterol levels and Alzheimer’s disease, and how can the Alzheimer’s diet help? 

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DHA is a Powerful Ally in The Battle Against Alzheimer’s – How to Get DHA in the Alzheimer’s Diet

Posted by on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

In the fight against Alzheimer’s disease it seems our most powerful weapons are changing what we eat. By incorporating the Alzheimer’s diet into our daily meal plan, foods for Alzheimer’s can help to delay the onset, and improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s. There are several nutrients that are particularly effective according to recent medical research, and DHA is one example. But just what is DHA, and how can it work to help promote Alzheimer’s prevention?

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The Missing Piece in the Puzzle of Alzheimer’s Prevention-Is Diet Alone Enough?

Posted by on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Everyone knows that exercise is good for us, but if you are trying to change your eating habits to comply with the Alzheimer’s diet, you may be interested in learning just what new research is finding out about the power of combining exercise with a healthy diet for Alzheimer’s prevention.

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Can Your Morning Cup of Joe Help with Alzheimer’s?

Posted by on Friday, March 1st, 2013

There is a lot of controversy these days when it comes to caffeine intake and many people are on the fence about whether coffee should be avoided or not.  Everyone needs a little boost in the morning to wake up and get energized, but where scientific evidence is concerned, is drinking coffee and/or tea in the morning part of a good plan to help with Alzheimer’s nutrition?

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Add a Little Spice to Your Life for Alzheimer’s Nutrition

Posted by on Thursday, February 28th, 2013

There seems to be a new weapon in the battle against Alzheimer’s, and it doesn’t come from a pharmaceutical company.  In fact, it isn’t a drug at all, but something that humans have been consuming for thousands of years. But what is this mystery ingredient and how can you integrate into your healthy Alzheimer’s nutrition diet?

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Solving the Puzzle of Alzheimer’s Nutrition-How to Help with Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease of the brain causing irreversible loss of cognitive functioning and memory, those who have experienced fist hand what it is like to help with Alzheimer’s know that the disease is very debilitating.  There is currently no cure for this devastating disease. There are several factors that lead to Alzheimer’s disease including; age, genetics, and nutrition.  Of course not much can be done about the first two predisposing factors, so it’s vital to learn as much as possible about the Alzheimer’s diet in order to promote Alzheimer’s prevention.  But is there a credible source of information (based on solid research) to learn more about how to help with Alzheimer’s disease in a family member or friend?

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What You Need to Know About the Glycemic Load for Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Most of us have heard of the Glycemic Index (GI) which has been used as a guide to how quickly a carbohydrate will be absorbed in the blood stream to be utilized for energy, and how the blood sugar will subsequently rise.  But how does the Glycemic Load (GL) differ from the GI and what is its significance in Alzheimer’s prevention?

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Visceral Fat May Work Against the Alzheimer’s Diet

Posted by on Thursday, February 21st, 2013

As if we don’t have enough reasons to work off those extra pounds, new research reveals that excess weight, particularly the type of fat stored deep in the abdomen, (called visceral fat) can cause chronic inflammation in the body.   So what does this have to do with Alzheimer’s prevention and are there any types of foods we should be eating to help promote weight loss and maintain a healthy Alzheimer’s diet?

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