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New Research for Alzheimer’s Treatment

Posted by on Monday, May 23rd, 2016

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Despite many encouraging leads, new  Alzheimer’s Treatment is “slow to emerge,”according to Mayo Clinic.  The good news is that as time progresses, a better understanding of how Alzheimer’s affects the brain has given scientists more of a clear understanding of new ways to implement effective treatment of the disease.  Continue reading to learn more about  Mayo Clinic’s report regarding some of these promising new research studies.

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Are Eggs Recommended for the Alzheimer’s Diet?

Posted by on Sunday, May 15th, 2016

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If you or a loved one are adhering to a healthy Alzheimer’s diet, you may have some reservations about eating eggs.  When it comes to foods that are proclaimed to raise cholesterol levels and increase risks for heart disease, eggs have had a pretty bad reputation for some time  Many people think they should eliminate eggs altogether for optimal health. But what does recent research say? Should eating eggs be included in a healthy Alzheimer’s diet?

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Surprising Ways that Mushrooms Can Help Promote Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Although mushrooms may NOT appear on the list of the most loved vegetables for everyone, you may be surprised to learn just how healthy these friendly fungi really are, and how they may even promote Alzheimer’s prevention.  In fact, not only do mushrooms provide surprising health benefits for people, some environmentalists argue that their toxin absorbing benefits could even “save the world.” But that’s a topic for another discussion.  

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For now, let’s just stick with the health benefits of mushrooms-including how they can promote a brain healthy Alzheimer’s prevention diet. Continue reading…

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Curcumin, Part of a Healthy Alzhiemer’s Prevention Diet

Posted by on Friday, March 11th, 2016

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There are several natural supplements considered key to part of a healthy Alzheimer’s prevention diet.  Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is one such component. Turmeric is an herb that is getting lots of attention in the natural healing limelight these days.  Considered a medicinal herb, this spicy relative of ginger root is a primary ingredient in foods such as Indian curry.  But what benefit does turmeric actually provide as part of a healthy Alzheimer’s prevention diet plan?

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New Study Indicates Good Oral Care may Improve Vascular Health for Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Sunday, March 6th, 2016

New research is identifying many new and surprising factors that may be indirectly associated  with lowering the risk for Alzheimer’s disease, from the food that we eat, to getting plenty of sleep at night, but can  brushing your teeth and getting regular dental checkups have anything to do with Alzheimer’s prevention?

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Getting Your ZZZZZ’s-Tips for Getting a Better Sleep for Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

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 Well it’s that time of year again, the time for holiday shopping and seasonal stress.  During this busy time of year, Alzheimer’s caregivers may experience even more stress than they normally do.  Getting  8 hours of  sleep each night may be more of a challenge during the busy holiday season than other times of the year, but what you may not be aware of is that getting adequate sleep is an important aspect of Alzheimer’s prevention.

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Not All Olive Oil is Created Equal for Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Monday, October 19th, 2015

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Most people are aware of the fact that olive oil provides many health benefits.  As a primary nutrient in the Mediterranean diet, olive oil has been used for nearly 1,000 years and has been highly acclaimed for its health benefits-particularly when consumed on a regular basis. But what you may not be aware of when it comes to this healthy mono-saturated fatty acid oil, is that all brands do not stack up equally when it comes to  purity and high quality.  So just how do you differentiate between the highest grade of healthy olive oil-recommended on the Mediterranean diet, and the imitation brands masquerading as healthy olive oil?

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Is Dark Chocolate Part of a Health Alzheimer’s Diet?

Posted by on Friday, October 2nd, 2015

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The health benefits of chocolate just keep getting better according to recent clinical studies.  The healthy characteristics of dark chocolate are attributed to its high content of flavonoids, which is one type of antioxidant.  These molecules promote health by providing anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-viral and anti-cancer properties. But is a daily dose of chocolate part of a health Alzheimer’s diet?

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High Blood Pressure May be Linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Posted by on Sunday, September 20th, 2015

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Experts have known for some time that in general, what’s good for the heart is good for the brain.  It’s true that there is a connection between cardiovascular (heart) health and brain health, but new studies support evidence that there is a stong link between hypertension (high blood pressure) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

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To Drink or Not To Drink-Healthy Alternatives to Sugar Laden Soft Drinks for the Alzheimer’s Diet

Posted by on Thursday, August 20th, 2015

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America’s addiction to sugary soft drinks and toxic diet drinks has come with a high price to our health.  In fact, soda consumption has been linked to an increase in heart disease, type II diabetes, and the rising rate of obesity in the United States. Soda is second on the list of the most consumed beverages in the U.S.-second only to water.  In fact, the average American drinks as much as fifty seven gallons of soda each year!  Just how much soda can one ingest while adhering to a healthy  Alzheimer’s diet? Continue reading…