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Diet and Nutrition

Food for Thought: Dietary Tips to Keep Your Brain Alive

With the average age of Americans increasing, the risk of Alzheimer's may also go up. In individuals aged 75 to 84, one out of five has Alzheimer's. In those older than 85, the rate is two out of five. And like heart disease, you are stuck with some risk factors like heredity. Fortunately, there are ways to keep your brain alive through better nutrition and exercise. Here is the latest research:

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Last Reviewed: Jan 06, 2010

Lisa Cicciarello Andrews, MEd, RD, LD Lisa Cicciarello Andrews, MEd, RD, LD
Adjunct Faculty
University of Cincinnati