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Joanna Morris, MS, RDN, LDN

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How Diet May Impact Alzheimer’s

September 11, 2015

It’s never too early to talk about Alzheimer’s disease. With new research suggesting that modifiable lifestyle factors could be responsible for 20%-40% of Alzheimer’s disease risk, primary prevention through sound nutrition is a hot topic (Poirier et al. 2014).

There is evidence that Alzheimer’s may start in the brain 20-30 years before symptoms appear (Ossenkoppele et al. 2015).

Dietary Patterns

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Alzheimer’s and Diet

August 15, 2015

It’s never too early to talk about Alzheimer’s disease—even for a
nonmorning person like me. On a misty March morning in New York’s
financial district, I rushed across traffic and made it to the 8:00 am
continental breakfast just in time for the “Role of Nutrition in
Dementia Prevention and Management” conference, which was buzzing with
the world’s foremost nutrition epidemiologists and Alzheimer’s experts.

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