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    Staying_Good_Shape posted:
    With a hoped for possiblity of 'putting-off', or PREVENTING the Alzheimer's condition, I have begun exploring any proven eating, lifestyle, medications, etc. You all seem to be in ongoing discussion on the subject - Very Glad That I Am Able To Share Time with You All!!
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    Judith L London, PhD responded:
    Hi Staying_Good_Shape,

    Glad to see you are taking steps for a healthy life and brain. Exercise is by far the best thing you can do - even a 30 minute walk 3-7 times a week is associated with a delay of onset and an increase in brain volume. Apples, grapes, etc. and a Mediterranean diet also may help. And, recent resesarch indicates that the caffeine in 3 cups of coffee a day delays onset and sharpens the brain.

    We'd love to hear about some of the things you are trying out.

    Keep up the good work,
    Judy
     
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    Staying_Good_Shape replied to Judith L London, PhD's response:
    Hello Dr,
    Thanks for the advice, I have long maintained exercise patterns, AND, recently I began using a product named 'NutriBullet'.

    Received it about month ago, and begun the 'Fruits & Vegetables' meal style.
    Somewhat new to me honestly, but have begun to do meals more & more. Lot-to-learn....
    They mention the Mediter diet in their 'Brain Blast' cook books.
    Learning to recognize 'avocado's & such in the supermarket!

    Thanks again,
    Aubrey Loyd


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