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On the week of dementia 2020 – 12 ways to prevent dementia

By |2020-09-21T20:08:17+02:0021. September 2020|Categories: Causes, nutrition, Prävention, prevention, Uncategorized|

The 2020 report of the Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention, and Care lists 12 modifiable risk factors that could help prevent dementia. This new report provides some important updates to the previous document, published in 2017.

Long-term healthy diet may preserve memory 

By |2020-04-27T14:44:20+02:0029. April 2020|Categories: Causes, clinical trial, nutrition, Prävention, prevention|

A study published in The American Journal of Medicine 2018, has demonstrated that maintaining a healthy diet in midlife is independently associated with a larger hippocampus years later and may protect against cognitive decline. The hippocampus is a structure located in the temporal lobe of each brain hemisphere and is directly involved in the process of memory. The volume of the hippocampus can be determined by brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Decreasing of its volume is related to cognitive impairment and is used in clinical practice for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (hippocampus atrophy).

Why is the glass of red wine in the evening is good for brain and soul?

By |2020-01-10T12:36:25+01:008. January 2020|Categories: clinical trial, nutrition, plant substances|

Red wine drinkers are generally good-natured people and known for mastering life with pleasure and relaxation. These alone are two protective factors against dementia, because stress is poison for the brain (but more about this later on). In addition, a secondary plant substance present particularly in red wine is increasingly attracting the interest of research and prevention in Alzheimer's disease: resveratrol.

Our brain is what it eats – an Arte documentation and what we can learn from it

By |2019-11-25T14:46:56+01:0027. November 2019|Categories: Causes, Forms of treatment, micronutrient deficiencies, nutrition|

This descriptive documentation of the Arte TV channel shows very clearly the connections between an unbalanced diet, the resulting micronutrient deficiencies and the effects on the brain. Various experiments have shown that mice that grow up with a deficiency of omega-3 fatty acids have deficits in the formation of their neurons and are much more anxious.

Turmeric: A potential shield against dementia

By |2019-08-29T16:26:52+02:0025. July 2019|Categories: nutrition, plant substances|Tags: , , |

The benefits of curcumin in different organ systems have been extensively documented in the past in several neurological diseases and cancer. Curcumin has received worldwide recognition for its potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and antimicrobial activities. Curcumin has been successfully used to treat diabetes and arthritis, as well as liver, kidney and cardiovascular diseases. Recently, attention has focused on the use of curcumin to prevent or delay the onset of neurodegenerative diseases.

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