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Brain Healthy Fats for Alzheimer’s Nutrition

Posted by on Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about brain healthy foods and healthy fats for Alzheimer’s nutrition-such as those found in avocados, nuts, eggs and olive oil.  A little over a decade ago, fats were considered taboo for a healthy diet, today there’s been a 180 degree change in the thinking of nutrition experts when it comes to fat in the diet.

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How Can Apple Cider Vinegar Help with the Alzheimer’s Diet?

Posted by on Saturday, July 16th, 2016

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If you or a friend or loved one has Alzheimer’s disease (AD), you are probably aware of the importance of the diet in Alzheimer’s prevention.  One key aspect of the Alzheimer’s diet is to eliminate as much sugar and refined carbohydrates from your diet as possible.  But did you know that a recent study revealed that apple cider vinegar could help lower blood sugar levels? 

Raw apple cider vinegar has been used as a healing tonic since as far back as 400 B.C., but how can apple cider vinegar lower blood glucose levels and contribute to a healthy Alzheimer’s diet?

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5 Tips on Fat Burning Foods for The Alzheimer’s Diet

Posted by on Saturday, June 11th, 2016

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If you or someone you love has Alzheimer’s disease (AD), you may be interested in keeping excess calories down and in maximum fat burning properties specific foods can offer as part of a healthy Alzheimer’s diet.   

Are there really specific foods on the Alzheimer’s diet that can actually help burn calories as you eat them?

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Eat Grapes as Part of a Healthy Alzheimer’s Diet

Posted by on Saturday, June 4th, 2016

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If you are looking for some great tasting, nutritious foods to eat as part of a health Alzheimer’s diet, consider eating grapes.  Grapes are one of the oldest fruit crops known to mankind. The abundant variety of uses for grapes has made this fruit (that is actually in the berry family) one of the most common foods used across the globe.

Everyone knows that grapes taste delicious and are very versatile.  They can be eaten in a salad, as a healthy sweet snack, made into juice, raisons or jams, grapeseed oil, wine and more.  But you may not have realized that grapes have been found to reduce obesity and risk of diabetes and even help to lower the risk of cancer.  When it comes to Alzheimer’s prevention, grapes can help to boost brain health due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

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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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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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