Alzheimer’s Disease is generally an ailment associated with aging.But Mark Mehler, MD, a neurologist and a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY, believes it starts in utero.
The Mediterranean DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet may lower a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to findings published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia. The study authors believed this is true even if the diet is not meticulously followed.
To keep their minds sharp, older people are often advised to take vitamins or other dietary supplements and to engage in regular exercise.
Two studies in JAMA show those practices had no effect on cognitive function.