Posts Tagged ‘develop dementia’

Exercise Lowers Alzheimer's Risk

Study: Exercise Lowers Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

Being in good shape during your 40s may help lower your risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia in your senior years. And the better shape you’re in, the lower this risk may be, a large new study suggests. Nearly 20,000 healthy people took a treadmill test to measure their fitness levels when […]

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Alzheimer’s Could be the Most Catastrophic Impact of Having a Poor Diet

There is evidence that poor diet is one cause of Alzheimer’s. If ever there was a case for the precautionary principle, this is it because regulation is light, the industry can kill off the only effective system for telling us how much fat, sugar and salt food contains. When you raise the subject of over-eating […]

EatingJunkFoodCouldCauseAlzheimer'sDisease

Eating Junk Food May Put You at Risk of Developing Dementia

Gorging on junk food may not just make you fat – it could also give you dementia. Evidence is growing that a bad diet triggers Alzheimer’s by poisoning the brain. With studies on animals strongly implicating the hormone insulin in the process, some believe Alzheimer’s to be another version of diabetes. Bizarre as the claim […]

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Brush Your Teeth: Dental Health Linked To Dementia Risk

People who keep their teeth and gums healthy with regular brushing may have a lower risk of developing dementia later in life, according to a U.S. study. Researchers at the University of California who followed nearly 5,500 elderly people over an 18-year-period found that those who reported brushing their teeth less than once a day […]