Women Who Eat Well Less Likely to Develop Dementia

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, News | 0 comments

Kathleen Hayden, Ph.D., Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and colleagues sought to replicate findings* about the MIND diet in 7,057 women participating in the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS). Using data from WHIMS, they categorized the participants (mean age 71) into quartiles based on level of adherence to the MIND diet, with the 1st quartile being least adherent and the 4th being the most adherent. There were 615 incident cases of...

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Heart Healthy Foods are Brain Healthy

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, More, News | 0 comments

A group of U.S. scientists found that, among nearly 6,000 healthy older adults in the Health and Retirement Study, those who consistently followed diets long known to contribute to cardiovascular health were also more likely to maintain strong cognitive function in old age. The scoop:  Claire McEvoy, Ph.D. at the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues examined the association between adherence to the Mediterranean and MIND diets and cognitive performance in a large, nationally representative...

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Exciting Brain Healthy Diet News from AAIC2017 London

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, News | 0 comments

4 Epidemiological (population-based) studies add further proof that what we eat matters for preserving our brains and lowering risk of Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Decline.    The “Prudent” Nordic Diet appears better than the MIND, Mediterranean or DASH diets in lowering risk of cognitive decline in 2,200 elderly Swedes. (read more) Heart Healthy Diet is also Brain Healthy: Results of Health and Retirement Study show eating foods typical of both Mediterranean and MIND diets appear to lower risk...

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Healthy Nordic Diet Better than Mediterranean for Brain Health

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, More, News | 0 comments

Healthy Nordic Diet Protects Brain Health Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden found that – in a group of more than 2,200 older adults – people sticking to a Healthy Nordic Diet (including non-root vegetables, certain fruits, fish and poultry, canola oil and wine) enjoyed better cognitive status than individuals who ate a less healthy diet. Weili Xu, M.D., Ph.D., at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, and colleagues sought to identify dietary habits associated with preserved cognitive...

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Alzheimer’s Disease International meeting April 2017 in Kyoto Japan

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News | 0 comments

Here are a few photos of my friends and colleagues.  We are all touched by Alzheimer’s disease across the...

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MPN Holiday Recipes Featured on MariaShriver.com

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Brain Health Blog | 0 comments

5 Recipes from our just published “Brain Healthy Foods for the Holidays” were featured as Thanksgiving recipes on MariaShriver.com on November 23, 2016 and may be republished in mid December.   The colorful “Scallops and Warm Fruit Salsa,” which can be used as either an entree or as an appetizer, was also featured on Maria’s “Sunday Paper” published on December 4, 2016. To order our new book, visit The Store.  If you order by December 18 we will ship to you or the...

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Maria Shriver initiates Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement website

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Brain Health Blog | 0 comments

   To celebrate Thanksgiving this year Maria Shriver initiated a wonderful new website dedicated to advancing the cause of the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement. In addition, go to mariashriver.com and sign up to receive Maria’s thoughtful, mind expanding weekly “Sunday Paper.”   One of our holiday recipes was featured on Dec.4, 2016. Most of people with Alzheimer’s disease as well as their caregivers are women.   In early November, 2016 Maria spoke at a first of its kind...

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MariaShriver.com features our Memory Preservation Nutrition program for Labor Day 2016

Posted by on Aug 28, 2016 in Brain Health Blog, More | 0 comments

First in Series of 3 on MariaShriver.com      Quoted from Maria Shriver’s website By Nancy Emerson Lombardo and CC Donelan / Move for Minds: Tips for a Healthy Brain & Body / August 25, 2016 6 Ways to Start a Memory-Saving Nutrition Program     Yes, eating the right foods can help protect your brain as well as your heart! As you’ve already been reading on this site and hearing on Maria Shriver’s social media pages, groundbreaking studies are proving that nutrition, exercise, and...

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Red’s Best Blog

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Brain Health Blog | 0 comments

In May 2013 Dr. Nancy Emerson Lombardo spent some time down on Boston Fish Pier 15, Boston MA 02210 with Red’s Best, a local seafood market and fishmonger business, and was enchanted by the ambience, energy, innovations and activities.   For fun, watch our YouTube Video for Wisdom to Wellness show on Red’s Best and Fish are Brain Food…. and how to choose freshest, best fish!  (Click on “Read More” to get to link)        Just outside this small space, tons of fish and seafood are...

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Join us May 21 for “Move for Minds,” Maria Shriver’s launch with Equinox Sports Clubs to Raise $ for Women AD research

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Brain Health Blog | 0 comments

Two of us at the Brain Health and Wellness Center are participating/supporting this important effort.   CC Donelan, Director of Education will be present at the Boston event to share brain healthy nutrition information with attendees and the press.  Dr. Nancy Emerson Lombardo is lending her complete support to the concept and opportunity to show how important brain healthy lifestyles are to preserving our minds! Read the complete story and see all the celebs present at the Boston site or others around the...

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