A diet rich in antioxidants could delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease or even slow down its evolution according to researchers in Spain.

The latest research suggests that the nerves and nerve pathways of the brain which are susceptible to being destroyed by age and neural diseases such as Alzheimer's disease can be strengthened through increasing dietary polyphenols and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

In the study, a cream rich in both polyphenols and polyunsaturated fatty acids (which is a patented mixture of dried fruits, nuts and vegetable oils made by La Morella Nuts) was added to the normal
diet of mice.

The study, scheduled to be published in the journal of Alzheimer's Disease, finds mice eating the cream for 40 days had a significantly higher amount of brain stem cells than the mice not eating the cream.

I think that any changes to the diet or added to it by the use of supplements is a far better option than medications and drugs – and these changes are easy to make...

Polyphenols can be found in tea, beer, grapes, wine, olive oil, cocoa, nuts and other fruits and vegetables. Polyunsaturated fatty acids can be found in blue fish and vegetables such as corn, soy beans, sunflowers and pumpkins - all of which and more are discussed in my book The Alzheimer's Alternative.

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Author's Bio: 

Dr. Steffan H. Abel D.C. has been involved in Chiropractic and healthcare research for over 20 years. He has run his own successful practice in the north of England for the last 19 years. During which time he has treated over 10,000 patients and given over 100,000 treatments. He has lectured and taught extensively in both Europe and America to students, chiropractors and medical doctors.

He has studied Hypnotherapy, N.L.P. and qualified as a Life Coach. He has also studied various Chiropractic-based treatments (gaining a M.Sc. in post graduate Clinical Chiropractic in 2003) as well as energy therapies such as Seichem and Reiki. In 2001 he became a Fellow of the College of Chiropractors and a Fellow of the Association of Osteomyology and in 2007 became a Fellow of the European Academy of Chiropractic.

In his spare time he spends between 15 and 25 hours per week researching all areas of “alternative” and allopathic healthcare in order to bring the best advice to his patients through his practice and writing and has just finished his latest book The Alzheimer's Alternative (www.alzheimersalternative.com). When not working he is to be found enjoying life with Sue, his partner, – whom he loves tremendously!

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