Alzheimer's

Jul. 30, 2020

'MIND Diet' Among Five Factors That May Lower Risk of Alzheimer's, Study Finds

Older individuals who adhered to the MIND diet along with several other brain-healthy behaviors had a substantially lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

Jul. 22, 2020

Study Links Obesity and Dementia, Recommends MedDiet

Following the Mediterranean diet and other healthy lifestyle habits helps people maintain a normal body mass index and, in turn, lowers the risks of developing dementia later in life, researchers found.

Feb. 24, 2020

Olive Oil Could Lead to a 'Younger Brain' in the Elderly, Researchers Say

A well-known phenolic compound found in olive oil now shows an ability to reverse brain aging.

Jan. 30, 2020

Gene Dysregulation Caused by Soybean Oil Behind Negative Health Impacts

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside found that mice consuming a diet high in soybean oil experienced the dysregulation of about 100 genes, some of which are linked to obesity, diabetes and mental health conditions.

Dec. 11, 2019

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Consumption Can Protect Against Dementia

Tests on lab mice demonstrated that extra virgin olive oil delays the onset of cognitive impairment and dementia.

Sep. 18, 2019

Regular Exercise May Slow Emergence of Alzheimer's Symptoms

A new study found that people at risk of Alzheimer's who exercised 30 minutes each day showed fewer symptoms of the disease than those who did not exercise regularly.

Jul. 27, 2017

Four Studies Support Diet's Role in Dementia

Four groups of researchers attending a recent Alzheimer's Association International conference presented findings that add to a growing body of research on the positive impact that Mediterranean diets have on brain health.

Jun. 22, 2017

Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Prevent Alzheimer's, Study Finds

Extra virgin olive oil consumption decreases the three main characteristics displayed by the Alzheimer's disease phenotype.

Jun. 21, 2017

Researchers Link Oleocanthal to Cancer, Alzheimer's Prevention

A study concluded that oleocanthal administered as a pure entity was effective. The focus has now turned to developing a dietary supplement.

Jan. 16, 2017

Two Mediterranean Plants Might Help Fight Symptoms of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Prickly pear and brown seaweed improved the symptoms of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in lab tests using brewer's yeast and fruit flies.

Jan. 10, 2017

Mediterranean Diet May Preserve Brain Volume

A new study finds the Mediterranean diet may may help slow the loss of brain volume and associated cognitive decline that occurs with aging.

Sep. 6, 2016

Med Diet with Olive Oil is Good for Your Brain

A new Australian study confirms that the Mediterranean Diet improves brain function, slows cognitive decline, and reduces the risk of Alzheimer's.

Feb. 20, 2016

How EVOO Exerts Neuroprotective Activity Against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

Phenols in extra virgin olive oil exert antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects on the brain that scavenge pesticide induced free radicals that contribute to neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.