Not only can a plant-based diet help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases affecting our bodies, studies have shown that this way of eating can also reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. This is yet another reason to reduce your consumption of animal products and increase your intake of fruits and vegetables.
7 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
1) Minimize your intake of saturated and trans fats:
These “bad” fats tend to increase blood cholesterol levels, which encourage the production of dangerous beta-amyloid plaques in the brain—a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. In the Chicago Health and Aging Study, people consuming the most saturated fat had triple the risk of developing Alzheimer’s […]