A recent study found that an oxidation-antioxidant imbalance in the blood is an early indicator of Alzheimer’s. The study showed that oxidative markers, known to be involved in Alzheimer’s disease, are increased up to 5 years before the onset of the disease in people with the APOE4 gene.
How much meat and what type of it is good for our brain to age healthy? A recent study investigated this question. The researchers analyzed information from 493.888 participants aged 50–68 years and found that each additional 25 g/day intake of processed meat increased risk of all-cause dementia by 56%(!) and Alzheimer’s by 48%(!). In […]
We know that having APOE ε4 gene increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s by 2-3 times. However, it doesn’t mean that people with the gene will develop this type of dementia. It all depends on various factors. One of them is the presence of depression.