Food and Health, Prevention

A Mediterranean eating pattern has not only been found to reduce high blood pressure and the risk for heart disease and diabetes, but also may be linked with a reduction in the risk of developing dementia...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

Today we're going to take a closer look at which foods are associated with an increased risk of dementia, and which foods may help prevent risk of developing dementia...
Prevention

Martha Clare Morris, a nutritional epidemiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, conducted a research study using a nutrition approach she developed called the MIND diet, a combination of the DASH and Mediterranean diet plans...


In people already showing MCD it seems wise to check serum Hcy levels and if elevated recommend supplements of B-vitamins to lower serum Hcy levels. Dr. Douaud's study certainly suggests such supplements may slow the loss of grey matter and slow the rate of cognitive decline...
Cooking

What is Saturated Fat? Saturated fat is found mainly in animal foods, such as butter, milk and milk products, beef and pork, chicken skin, and lard. Coconut, palm and palm kernel oils are also saturated fats. Most health experts agree that a diet high in saturated fat increases your...