New Food for Thought Against Alzheimer's

January 2007
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Jan2007, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p4
The article looks at research on the prevention of Alzheimer's disease and other age-related cognitive disorders. Tufts University researchers found that an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, DHA, was associated with the a lower risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. A study published in "Neurology" found that two servings of vegetables a day prevented the equivalent of five years of mental aging. The article discusses the "Mediterranean diet" and the omega-6 fatty acid arachidonic acid.


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