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Don't Forget Fruits and Veggies Last month we discussed growing evidence linking insulin resistance and inactivity with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer?s disease. We also noted that the same risk factors for cardiovascular disease are increasingly linked to the development of Alzheimer?s disease and senility. In the September...
 
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People who are obese in middle age are known to be at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and vascular dementia - the two most common causes of senility. Obesity is largely due to excessive calorie intake coupled with inactivity. Excessive calorie intake often results from the consumption...
 
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) appears to share most of the same risk factors associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease (CAD). These include higher LDL-C level, obesity, type 2 diabetes, hyper- tension, smoking, inactivity, and elevated serum homocysteine level. Moderate alcohol intake has long been known to cut the risk of CAD ... Athlerosclerosis and Alzheimer?s Disease
 
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Elevated levels of homocysteine (Hcy) in the blood have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Low levels of vitamins B-6, B-12, and folate can contribute to elevated levels of Hcy leading to hopes that supplements of these 3 B- vitamins might reduce...