Nutrient-Rich Diet Decreases Alzheimer’s Risk

Continuing with Alzheimer’s information, I would like to share some positive and empowering results with you. It turns out that you can actually prevent Alzheimer’s by eating healthier diet full of nutrients, especially antioxidants. According to BBC (2002), two studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association concluded that people who eat foods rich in antioxidants such as vitamin E and C are less likely to develop Alzheimer's. Antioxidants play an important role in keeping as healthy because they combat the body's free radicals (charged particles produced by the body, which can damage cells). A high intake of the antioxidants vitamins C and E found in papaya, citrus fru

Prevent Alzheimer’s with Vegetables

As mentioned in the previous article, eating a vegetarian diet provides many health benefits. Today, I would like to focus on the brain, more specifically, on Alzheimer’s. According to a study published by the Journal Archives of Neurobiology (BBC News, 2003), eating a diet high in unsaturated - found in vegetables and some oils - may help lower risk of Alzheimer’s. The researchers found that the risk of developing the disease was highest for people who consumed the highest levels of saturated fat - found in meat and dairy products (BBC News, 2003). To be precise, according to BBC News (2003) those who consumed a lot of saturated fat were 2.3 times more likely to develop symptoms than those

Healthier Heart with Vegetarian Diet

Eating a vegetarian diet provides many health benefits, but today, let us focus on heart conditions. According to a study published by the Journal Metabolism (BBC News, 2002), eating more vegetables and soy-based products could be as effective as medication at reducing cholesterol, but with the added benefit of no side effects. Researchers in Canada state that the vegetarian combination diet which includes vegetables, such as broccoli and red peppers, soy milk and soy sausages, oat bran cereal and bread, and fruit and nuts, cuts cholesterol by almost a third in just one month (BBC News, 2002). According to Professor Jenkins and colleagues as cited by BBC News (2002) A typical day on the die

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