Alzheimer’s – can we treat this awful disease by improving our diet?
Often you will read how to prevent this disease from occurring but how about if you or a loved one are diagnosed with it. Can making changes to your diet help?
Someone in Britain is diagnosed with dementia every 3 minutes and it is the leading cause of death in women.
Our brains use 25% of the body’s energy and therefore we need to nourish it with nutrient rich foods. What comes up tops is plant-based foods. A plant-based diet can reduce your risk of cognitive impairment by 28%!!
What foods should you include?
- Leafy vegetables
These foods are also fantastic at reducing the onset of Alzheimer’s. How many of these foods do you include in your current diet?
There is a lot of evidence that exercise and brain boosting activities can help but changes to a person’s diet is often forgotten, though the importance of making improvements to it is just as important!