Advanced Search
Current and Breaking News for Professionals, Consumers and Media



Click here to learn how to advertise on this site and for ad rates.

Alzheimer Issues Author: Staff Editor Last Updated: Dec 26, 2013 - 11:45:33 AM



Prevent Alzheimer's With These 3 Foods

By Staff Editor
Dec 26, 2013 - 11:39:38 AM



Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Ezine
For Email Marketing you can trust


Email this article
 Printer friendly page

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - GLENDALE, Calif., Dec. 26, 2013  -- The number of Americans with Alzheimer's is projected to triple by 2050. While there isn't a cure for Alzheimer's, certain lifestyle changes can help prevent cognitive decline.


MySilverAge.com recommends three foods that can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's by enhancing brain function and keeping the mind sharp.

1. Oil-based Salad Dressings--Drizzling oil-based dressing on salads can help support healthy brain function. The vitamin E found in oil-based salad dressings is a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants are thought to guard neurons--the nerve cells that relay information between the brain and the rest of the body--from oxidation, thus preventing or slowing brain damage. Vitamin E has even been credited with delaying the advancement of memory loss in moderate to severe cases of Alzheimer's disease.

2. Beet Juice--It may not be the first thirst-quencher that comes to mind, but recent studies show that beet juice could help fend off Alzheimer's. Nitrates found in beet roots help blood and oxygen flow within the body by dilating blood vessels. In particular, they boost blood flow to the frontal lobes, which helps to prevent dementia. Other nitrate-packed foods include spinach, celery and cabbage.

3. Chicken Giblets--Think twice before tossing out chicken giblets (the neck, heart, gizzards, kidneys or liver). Chicken giblets are actually powerful tools for battling Alzheimer's. The vitamin B-12 found in giblets could keep the brain sharp, according to a 2010 study published in the journal Neurology. And it only takes one cup of giblets to get 228 percent of the recommended daily dose of the vitamin.

Looking for more information on memory care? Download "FAQs About Memory Care for Dementia": mysilverage.com/memorycare.

About MySilverAge
MySilverAge is a website and online resource center, brought to you by be.group, that is designed to help seniors enjoy "what's next." MySilverAge brings together thought leaders on the subject of successful aging, leading intelligence on healthy aging and senior living, and expert tips and advice for creating the home, community and relationships in which seniors can thrive.

About be.group
As one of California's largest nonprofit providers of senior living communities, be.group is committed to creating communities and services that make the lives of older adults more fulfilling. be.group's dedicated, well-trained staff is devoted to helping its residents and clients discover new ways to embrace life's possibilities and new options for exploring their potential. Follow @begroupliving on Twitter.

###

For advertising and promotion on HealthNewsDigest.com, call Mike McCurdy: 877-634-9180 or [email protected] We have over 7,000 journalists as subscribers.




Top of Page

HealthNewsDigest.com

Alzheimer Issues
Latest Headlines


+ New Hope for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
+ Knowing the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia
+ Alzheimer's Association Applauds Inclusion of Additional $100 Million for Alzheimer's Disease in Senate Funding Bill
+ Alzheimer’s: Gene Variant Puts Women at Higher Risk
+ Medication to Treat Agitation for Alzheimer Disease Shows Mixed Results
+ UT Southwestern Research Finds Elevated Levels of DDT Metabolite in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease
+ Tips for Lowering Alzheimer’s Risks Immediately
+ Self-Administered Test Helps Spot Early Alzheimer's
+ Use of Vitamin E By Patients With Mild to Moderate Alzheimer Disease Slows Functional Decline
+ Prevent Alzheimer's With These 3 Foods



Contact Us | Job Listings | Help | Site Map | About Us
Advertising Information | HND Press Release | Submit Information | Disclaimer

Site hosted by Sanchez Productions