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What research supports diet in preventing Alzheimer's?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

A revelatory study on lowering the risk of Alzheimer's disease by ingesting certain nutrients was published in the April 2010 issue of Archives of Neurology. The research, based on the dietary information of 2,148 subjects over age 65, suggests that a diet combining key superfoods may actually prevent Alzheimer's. The study is exciting since it comes on the heels of a recent National Institutes of Health panel highlighting the lack of evidence for the effect of mental stimulation, exercise, and individual dietary supplements in preventing the risk of Alzheimer's disease.


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