Protect Your Brain


Of the many illnesses that are related to aging, a worsening memory and eventual dementia are among the most frightening. If there’s good news for an aging population, it’s the growing evidence that modifiable risk factors—that is, lifestyle habits within our control—play a role in preventing dementia and its most common form, Alzheimer’s disease.

A  2015 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine examined the role that nuts and olive oil played, when added to plant-based Mediterranean diet, in the development of cognitive decline. Read More