July 31, 2010
At this time, there is no way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. A panel of nationally known experts in the field convened by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) concluded that there is no solid scientific proof that lifestyle measures can prevent Alzheimer’s disease or cognitive decline.
However, staying healthy, exercising, eating a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other healthful foods, and keeping your mind engaged have all been suggested as ways to possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline and the brain disorder known as Alzheimer’s. Click on the topics below to read about healthy lifestyle routines that may help your brain to function at its best.