The Alzheimer’s Prevention & Treatment Diet

The Alzheimer's Prevention & Treatment Diet Author Richard S. Isaacson MD
ISBN-10 0757004083
ISBN-13 9780757004087
Year 2016-04-04
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Square One
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Alzheimers disease AD is a type of dementia that can be very hard on both the patient and the caregiver Currently five million Americans have been diagnosed with AD and that number is likely to triple by 2050 While the cause of Alzheimers disease is still a mystery new research has increased our knowledge of certain aspects of the disease Perhaps most significant studies show that proper diet may make a real difference not only in slowing the progression of AD but also in preventing it In this groundbreaking book a notable expert on Alzheimers disease has teamed up with a leading researcher of nutrition to create a unique guide to understanding and managing this serious condition The Alzheimers Prevention Treatment Diet outlines a cutting edge nutritional program that will be of interest both to Alzheimers patients and to anybody who wants to maintain optimal memory and mental agility for years to come The book begins with an overview of Alzheimers disease outlining its symptoms risk factors diagnosis and current treatment methods Youll also learn how Alzheimers disease differs from other forms of memory loss and cognitive impairment Next Drs Isaacson and Ochner take a closer look at the impact of nutrition on your ability to think and remember examining the effects of carbohydrates fats and proteins on the brain Then they share their innovative program for Alzheimers prevention showing you how to maximize your cognitive health through diet and exercise Finally the authors give tips for the caregiver on adapting and implementing the program for people who already have Alzheimers decreasing the speed with which symptoms worsen If Alzheimers disease is a concern for you or a loved one The Alzheimers Prevention Treatment Diet will give you the information you need to fight back Using Dr Isaacson and Dr Ochners recommendations you can put into practice what the evidence is showing usthat what you eat can make all the difference for your mind

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