Tag Archives: Diet and Alzheimer’s Brain Changes

Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Gray Matter Atrophy Prevention Using B-Vitamin Treatment (NHS Choices / PNAS)

Summary Researchers explored the prevention of brain atrophy in areas related to cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) by lowering elevated plasma homocysteine using B vitamins. An earlier study on people with increased dementia risk had indicated that high-dose B-vitamin … Continue reading

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Eating Fish Prevents Cognitive Decline? (NHS Choices)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary Dietary habits could have a role in reducing the risk for cognitive decline and dementia, according to a cohort study … Continue reading

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Vitamin B Pills Prevent Progression From MCI to Alzheimer’s Disease? (NHS Choices)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 3, October 2011]. Summary Some newspapers have reported that vitamin B might help protect the brain from dementia. Recent research investigated whether high doses … Continue reading

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Diet and Dementia Risk

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 2, September 2011]. Summary This review article examines the evidence that a modified dietary lifestyle might help to avoid Alzheimer’s Disease. Certain cardiovascular and … Continue reading

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Diet and Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease? (NHS Choices)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 12, July 2011]. Abstract A diet low in saturated fat can probably help “stave off Alzheimer’s Disease” according to The Daily Telegraph. This assertion … Continue reading

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