Sunday, July 11, 2010

Exercise and Diet can lower Alzheimer's and Dementia Risks

New information contradicts NIH findings.
"Research has pointed us towards a number of factors that may impact our risk of Alzheimer's and cognitive decline, the strongest being reducing cardiovascular risk factors," said William Thies, PhD, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer at the Alzheimer's Association. "The Alzheimer's Association and others have repeatedly called for longer-term, larger-scale research studies to clarify the roles that these factors play in the health of the aging brain."

Framingham Study Shows Physical Activity Lowers Risk of Dementia, Especially in Men

Tea Consumption Slows Cognitive Decline in the Cardiovascular Health Study

Antioxidant–Rich Diet with Walnuts Improves Memory and Learning in Alzheimer's Mice

Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room
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