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Frailty and Dementia

Frailty predicts greater risk of dementia Healthy lifestyle choices can reduce risk of frailty and dementia Frailty can be regarded as the progressive accumulation of health deficits, such as mobility and hearing limitations, and depressive symptoms. Consequences of frailty may include loss of physiological reserve and increased risk of dementia. Would frailty predict risk of…
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Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

Dementia exacts huge social and economic tolls on Americans Adopting healthy lifestyle choices can help you avoid dementia In 2017, the Lancet Commission in the UK published a report, “Dementia prevention, intervention, and care.” The report identified nine potentially modifiable risk factors for dementia. The risk factors included less education, hypertension, hearing impairment, smoking, obesity,…
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Coffee – Good or Bad or Both?

A cup or two a day predicts lower risk of chronic disease Drinking lots of coffee predicts higher risk Coffee is the world’s leading beverage except for water. A recent review concluded that moderate caffeinated coffee consumption (3-5 8 ounce cups per day) does not increase risk of cardiovascular disease. To the contrary, evidence suggests…
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Brain Foods

Eat Better to nurture your brain Reduce your risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease Dementia exacts a huge financial and emotion toll globally. In spite of vast sums spent on finding a drug-based cure, none has yet materialized. Thus, preventing dementia with healthy lifestyle choices is currently the best way to reduce the economic…
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