Alzheimer's-causing proteins could be reduced with a healthy diet, exercise

It is no secret that a healthy diet and regular exercise are beneficial to health, reducing the risk of obesity and its associated diseases. Now, a new study suggests these lifestyle factors have the potential to reduce progression to Alzheimer’s disease.

Published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, the study found people with mild memory problems who followed a Mediterranean diet, engaged in regular physical activity, or who had a normal body mass index (BMI) were less likely to experience a buildup of beta-amyloid and tau proteins in the brain. Read more.

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