Mushrooms may reduce the risk of cognitive decline by 50%

Mushrooms may reduce the risk of cognitive decline by 50% A team from the Department of Psychological Medicine and Department of Biochemistry at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that seniors who consume more than two standard portions of mushrooms weekly may have 50 per…

Healthy diet could slow or reverse early effects of Alzheimer’s disease

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Preston M. Moretz pmoretz@temple.edu 215-204-4380 Temple University Patients in the early to moderate stages of Alzheimer’s Disease could have their cognitive impairment slowed or even reversed by switching to a healthier diet, according to researchers at Temple University. In a previous study [http://www.temple.edu/newsroom/2009_2010/12/stories/alzheimers.htm], researchers led by Domenico Praticò, an…

Eating lots of carbs, sugar may raise risk of cognitive impairment, Mayo Clinic study finds

Contact: Nick Hanson newsbureau@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic Those 70-plus who ate food high in fat and protein fared better cognitively, research showed ROCHESTER, Minn. — People 70 and older who eat food high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of  developing mild cognitive impairment, and the danger also rises with a diet heavy…