10 Ways to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

1. Exercise Regularly

  • Complete aerobic exercise a few times a week can reduce dementia risk 40-50%

2. Eat a Healthy Diet

  • Minimize intake of saturated and trans fats which can elevate cholesterol levels
  • Look for fruits and veggies that are high in vitamins and minerals like folate

3. Get Your Vitamin E

  • Just 5 mg a day from natural foods can reduce risk of Alzheimer’s
  • Munch on nuts, seeds, avocados, tomatoes, or spinach

4. Boost Your Omega-3 Intake

  • Studies show people who eat diets rich in omega-3s have lower rates of Alzheimer’s
  • Find omega-3s in salmon, mackerel, tuna, flax-seeds, and chia seeds

5. Quit Smoking

  • Smoking increases the odds of Alzheimer’s in people over 65 by almost 79%
  • Your brain benefits from improved circulation when you stop smoking

One thought on “10 Ways to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

  • September 6, 2015 at 3:52 pm
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    Great article and information on the prevention of Alzheimer. As you brought out exercise is good, and I feel as is shown, diet has a lot to do with how the brain ages as well.

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