Alzheimers disease

Benefits of a High Fat Diet and Alzheimer’s

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Reasearch is constantly being done on Alzheimer’s disease, what causes it and how/if we can cure it. This is something that touches close to my family so I’m always intrigued by new information that is found. The Science Times recently published an article indicting corrulation between a high fat diet and slowing down the effects of “common” diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinsons and Premature Aging disorder, also known as Cockayne syndrome. “A diet high in fat also seems to postpone the aging of the brain. The findings, therefore, potentially imply that patients with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease in the long term […]

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Dr. Perlmutter’s Tips for a Better Brain

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We can eat for better skin, for more energy, so why not eat for a better brain? Florida-based neurologist, Dr. David Perlmutter, says it’s entirely possible. Even on his website he says it’s possible: “The cornerstone of Dr. Perlmutter’s unique approach to neurological disorders is founded in the principles of preventive medicine. He has brought to the public awareness a rich understanding that challenging brain problems including Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, depression, and ADHD may very well be prevented with lifestyle changes including a gluten free, low carbohydrate, higher fat diet coupled with aerobic exercise.” Dr. Perlmutter says […]

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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September is a very special month as we observe World Alzheimer’s Month. For the second year, Alzheimer’s organizations across the globe are uniting to raise awareness for a disease that affects over five million Americans and countless more worldwide. Currently, there is no known cure for this disease that is the sixth leading cause of death in the elderly, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. However, there are studies that are breaking new ground on understanding the disease. Recently, researchers at Brown University discovered Alzheimer’s acts as a Type 3 Diabetes in where the brain develops an insulin resistance. The study suggests […]

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