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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.

Reduce Symptoms of Sundowning Through Diet and Daily Habits

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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.

 

Gifts For 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.

Prevent Alzheimer's and Other Diseases by Managing Blood Sugar

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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.

Preventing Heart Disease and Alzheimer's Through Diet

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Top 8 Alzheimer’s Breakthroughs in 2012

Posted by on Monday, December 17th, 2012

2012 has been an exciting year for Alzheimer’s research. A number of studies were published that produced both positive and negative results, but with each study conducted, we come closer to unlocking the secrets of Alzheimer’s disease.  We have compiled a list of the top 8 breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s research this year.

2012 Top Alzheimer's Stories

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5 Ways to Support Alzheimer’s Sufferers During the Holidays

Posted by on Friday, December 14th, 2012

The holiday season can be a stressful time for us all, but if you’re suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, the anxiety brought about by the season can be downright debilitating. Fortunately, there many ways to help Alzheimer’s patients feel more at ease during this busy season.

Protect Alzheimer's from Stress During the Holidays

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The Surprising Ways Vitamin D Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Thursday, December 13th, 2012

We’ve discussed how consuming more B vitamins can help slow cognitive decline and may prevent Alzheimer’s, but vitamin D also shows promise in helping to reduce the amyloid plaques associated with the disease. A study reported in the Journal of Alzheimer’s earlier this year explained how vitamin D may play a key role in Alzheimer’s prevention.

 

Maintain Healthy Levels of Vitamin D to Prevent Alzheimer's

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