The foods we eat have greater impact on Alzheimer's than we think. Altering our diet can have a dramatic impact on seniors.
By Dawn Flemming
High saturated fat intake has been associated with the rise of Alzheimer's. In an important study of the impact of the Mediterranean diet, researchers found that a low intake of saturated fat (meat and dairy) and higher intake of vegetables, legumes, fiber and overall fiber not only contributed to a lower risk of Alzheimer's, but also work against the development of the disease in those people already diagnosed with it. See the amazing video below on the studies documenting the benefits of the Mediterranean diet on Alzheimer's: