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5 Foods You Didn’t Know That Could Give You Alzheimer’s And Dementia

Alzheimer’s, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time. As the disease advances, symptoms can include problems with language, disorientation (including easily getting lost), mood swings, loss of motivation, not managing self care, and behavioural issues. As a person’s condition declines, they often withdraw from family and society. Gradually, bodily functions are lost, ultimately leading to death. Alzheimer’s is the cause of 60% to 70% cases of dementia. Also, the speed of progression can vary, the average life expectancy following diagnosis is three to nine years.

Younger people can develop dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, and your risk increases as you age. Still, neither is considered a normal part of aging. While Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease aren’t the same. Dementia is an overall term used to describe symptoms that impact memory, performance of daily activities, and communication abilities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease gets worse with time and affects memory, language, and thought.

Avoiding These 5 Foods Will Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer’s And Dementia.

1. Red meat: This Includes beef, pork and lamb products.

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Red meat can cause you to have a higher risk of Alzheimer’s And Dementia. If you are a meat person you should consider no more than three servings each week.

2. Pastries And Sweets

A lot of people I know love pastries so much but what i also know is a better health supersedes most things if not anything.

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From ice-cream to donuts, this should be limited to no more than four times a week.

3. Cheese: This should have been number one.

abstract-1238247_1920You should consume cheese less than once a week.

4. Butter: As an alternative try using olive oil for cooking.

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Again, If you enjoy using butter, health wise try to eat less than 1 tablespoon (around 14 grams) daily.

 

5. Fried foods

Fried foods are discouraged because chemicals are released when fried foods are heated and it has been linked to the development of Alzheimer’s.

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Less than one serving a week is recommended on the MIND diet.

Keeping your body free from toxins is a sure way to long happy life.

Recently, A study from Stony Brook University claimed, Lying on your side helps the brain to clear out waste and harmful chemicals.

How you sleep regularly can also affect the risk of getting Alzheimer’s And Dementia.  A research from Stony Brook University claimed, the most popular way to sleep, which is sleeping on your side, was linked to a lower risk of dementia than lying front side or back side.

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