Saturday, July 19, 2008

Invest in your brain to prevent Alzheimers

ABC7 Healthy Living

Program may ward off Alzheimer's disease

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One local neurologist says your brain works like an interest-bearing account.
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When Dr. Marshall Welles was born, ballpoint pens, traffic lights and washing machines did not exist.
The first television I ever saw was at the World's Fair in the 1930s," said Dr. Welles.
How does he stay so sharp and active? His neurologist, Dr. Vince Fortanasce, says it's a four-pronged plan that involves diet, exercise, accentuating the brain's reserves, and rest and relaxation. He calls it the "DEAR" Program, an anti-Alzheimer's prescription.
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1 comment:

Ruth said...

It appears that there is a lot of new research going on into how diet and exercise affect Alzheimer's disease as well as other chronic diseases. I've been reading about the APO E Gene Diet recently, which has been hailed as an integrative approach to eating that is changing the way Alzhieimer's, heart disease, and other ailments are treated.

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