Archive for the ‘Promising Research’ Category
What is the difference between the MIND diet, the DASH Diet and the Mediterranean Diet? Oldway’s Kelly Toups explains.
Providing HOPE is one of many goals of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center (BU ADC). We hope to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and inspire others to believe that there is hope in finding a cure. Without research participation, the BU ADC could not perform its cutting-edge research that is so desperately needed to cure Alzheimer’s and help those with the disease.
There are numerous scientific studies to support the idea that diet, and a Mediterranean Diet in particular, can mitigate the negative effects of aging, such as chronic disease, frailty, cognitive impairment, and depression. Read on for a summary of some recent nutrition science research, and check out the health studies page on the Oldways website to learn more.
In honor of Mediterranean Diet Month I’d like to highlight an exciting study on the Mediterranean Diet that has been getting lots of press conference recently.
Promising research suggests cinnamon contributes directly to brain health and may protect against Alzheimer’s disease. It is a potent antioxidant, a natural anti-inflammatory and is effective in regulating blood sugar and reducing cholesterol, providing additional benefits for the brain. Most people enjoy its natural sweetness. Saigon Cassia is the most potent and flavorful type of cinnamon.
A common goal for anyone reading this is the eventual cure and eradication of Alzheimer’s disease. Every 69 seconds another individual develops this devastating brain disease. Currently, over 5.4 million […]
I was recently on a panel discussion on New Hampshire Public Radio’s program The Exchange, along with Dr. Robert Santulli, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Dartmouth, Director of the Dartmouth […]
It is always disappointing when a clinical trial is stopped prematurely either because of serious side effects or because the treatment is deemed to be ineffective. However, science moves forward from both successful and unsuccessful findings, and, in the case of Alzheimer’s disease treatment, we are finding that treatments will likely be more successful when they are targeted to specific patient groups, such as matching a form of treatment with the appropriate stage of disease.
Recent studies prove what most of us know instinctively – music can have an incredibly positive powerful impact on the quality of life for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. The […]
We’ve known for a long time that diet plays an important role in the cause and possible prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. Mark Bittman, well-known cookbook author and writer for the […]