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Grip strength screenings could identify patients at risk for functional decline

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Dementia risk: ultra-processed foods can accelerate cognitive decline

Dementia risk: ultra-processed foods can accelerate cognitive decline

Share on PinterestNew research shows that people who eat large amounts of ultra-processed foods have a 28% faster rate of cognitive decline. Xvision/Getty Images Ultra-processed foods are commonplace in the United States – an estimated 73% of the US food supply is ultra-processed. Almost all foods are processed for preservation, but ultra-processed “ready-to-eat” foods are …

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Too much sodium, not enough potassium can lead to cognitive decline

Too much sodium, not enough potassium can lead to cognitive decline

Share on PinterestA recent study shows that consuming high levels of sodium is associated with cognitive decline, while a diet high in potassium is linked to improved cognitive function. Gillian Vann/Stocksy Sodium and potassium are minerals that the human body needs at specific levels. A recent study shows that consuming high levels of sodium in …

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Enzyme causes cognitive decline in mice and provides new target for Alzheimer’s disease – Neuroscience News

Summary: A subtle increase in the PKCα protein produces biochemical, cellular and cognitive disorders similar to those observed in Alzheimer’s disease. The discovery provides a potential new target for the treatment of neurodegenerative disease. Source: UCSD In a recent search for genetic variants associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), several affected families showed a mutation in …

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2 Antioxidants in Leafy Greens, Tea Linked to Slower Memory Decline

2 Antioxidants in Leafy Greens, Tea Linked to Slower Memory Decline

Flavonols are a class of antioxidant compounds found in tea, red wine, broccoli, beans, tomatoes, and leeks that possess anti-inflammatory properties. Evidence, mostly from animal studies, suggests that a higher intake of flavonols may protect against Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. A recent longitudinal study found that a higher dietary intake of flavonols was linked to …

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Antioxidant flavonols linked to slower memory decline – Neuroscience News

Summary: According to a new study, increasing the consumption of foods and beverages rich in antioxidant flavonols helps slow memory and cognitive decline. Source: To According to a study published in the November 22, 2022 online issue, people who eat or drink more foods containing the antioxidant flavonols, which are found in several fruits and …

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Crossword Puzzles May Help Slow Cognitive Decline

Crossword Puzzles May Help Slow Cognitive Decline

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, affects about one in nine people age 65 and older in the United States, reports the Alzheimer’s Association. And many people experience mild cognitive impairment (MCI) as they age, which can be “a midpoint between normal cognitive aging and dementia.” Brenna RennPhD and Assistant Professor in the …

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