Curcumin, the phytonutrient in turmeric, is probably the most researched food agent to show evidence in the prevention and slowing the progression of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
“it should be possible to develop anti-inflammatory approaches that may not cure AD but will likely help slow the progression or delay the onset of this devastating disorder.” Inflammation can be directly addressed with diet and lifestyle.
Did you know that B Vitamins are essential for brain health? Actually B vitamins, specifically B-6 and B-12 have shown preventive effects on adults at risk for dementia.
Gluten sensitivity does not just manifest as digestive symptoms. Check out this article that highlights how gluten affects the brain. When we can connect the dots between symptoms and food, than we are empowered to make changes to improve our quality of life.