Tagged: cognition

What really causes Alzheimer’s?

Edward Blonz, PhD, has served on the editorial board of the University of California, Berkeley, Wellness Letter since 2009 and is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of...

Alzheimer’s prevention strategies

Unlike age and genetics, certain health and lifestyle factors associated with Alzheimer’s disease risk may be controlled. Scientists are exploring prevention strategies to determine whether or not things like exercise, diet, and “brain games”...

Health benefits of turmeric

Bright colors in fruits and vegetables generally indicate high levels of nutrients and other healthful compounds, including the pigments themselves (such as beta carotene in carrots). Strong, sharp flavors of plant-derived foods and spices...

Can the MIND Diet prevent dementia?

Two recent
 studies have suggested that 
a pretty commonsense diet, appropriately called MIND
, can help prevent or delay age-related cognitive decline and 
reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Done by
 the same researchers...