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Ask the Diet Doctor: Foods to Prevent Alzheimer’s.

Q: Are there any foods that can reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's? A: Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting for up to 80 percent of diagnosed cases. As many as one in nine Americans over age 65 have the disease, which is characterized by the formation of specific plagues in the brain that drive cognitive decline.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Stick with the polyphenols in extra-virgin olive oil and the omega-3 fatty acids in salmon, but you need therapeutic amounts of both to reduce neuro-inflammation. As far the MIT “brain drink,” save your money and taste buds.

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