Alzheimer Association Comment on Importance of AAIC 2017 Nutrition and Brain Health Research

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

Mediterranean and MIND diets may lower risk of cognitive impairment up to 35 percent   LONDON, July 17, 2017 - Results from four large population-based studies support a connection between good dietary practices and better cognition in old age. Study results were reported at the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2017) in London. “Although the idea that a healthy diet can help protect against cognitive decline as we age is not new, the size and length of these four studies demonstrate how powerful good...

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Inflammation Promoting Diet is Linked to Poorer Executive Cognitive Function and Smaller Gray Matter Brain Volume

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

Building on solid evidence that eating well is brain healthy, researchers are beginning to explore mechanisms through which dietary mechanisms may influence cognitive status and dementia risk. Yian Gu, Ph.D., at Columbia University, New York, and colleagues examined whether an inflammation-related nutrient pattern (INP) was associated with cognitive function and structural MRI findings in the brain. Using data on 330 community-dwelling, non-demented elderly individuals (mean age 79.7), the investigators found that an INP characterized by high...

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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 Alzheimer’s during a mean follow-up 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 population of 5,907 older,...

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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 of cognitive problems in 6000...

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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 function in 2,223...

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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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Today’s diners prefer healthier, sustainable foods

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, More, News | 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Diners Prefer Meals That Are Healthier and Better for the Environment Sustainability takes on greater cultural weight, new report finds; diners’ preferences for healthy and sustainable food linked to opportunities for restaurants and food service operators BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON — Consumer-driven demand for higher-quality food and beverage experiences is now diffusing from supermarket aisles into a broader range of restaurant formats and food service settings.Food culture and eating norms are changing...

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Brain-Safe Halloween Treats, Sleep Lowers A-beta, Football/CTE Dementia? Oct 2013

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in News, Newsletters | 0 comments

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AAIC 2013 Alz Assn International Conference Highlights & Photos

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in News, Newsletters | 0 comments

What a fun and interesting conference! Come to AAIC in Copenhagen July 12-17, 2014 ! I enjoyed attending the Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference and participating in the Alzheimer’s Association’s new tag line for AAIC, “The Brains Behind Saving Yours”?  It appears it will take all 5000 of us and more to meet the challenge of preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease. This conference seemed to confirm that solutions will be...

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