Do you want to know which foods lower the risk of Alzheimer’s? But first you should know one thing: Alzheimer’s disease was first discovered in the 1900s and is named after the German psychiatrist and neurologist Alois Alzheimer. For 6 years he examined the brain of his patient, a certain Augusta Deter. In particular, his analyzes revealed the symptoms that characterize this neurodegenerative pathology.
And according to a study by ADI (Alzheimer’s Disease International), 60 to 70% of dementia cases worldwide are caused by Alzheimer’s disease. Despite advances in medicine, no one has yet succeeded in defeating them. However, Chinese specialists recently found that sorting in your fridge can reduce the risk of dementia. So what are to ban food and consume?
Avoid ultra-processed foods!
It is well known that health eating well is very important. So if you’re a fan of processed foods and fast food that are considered junk food temples, it might be time to change your habits. Of course, biting into a greasy burger and fries gives us a culinary orgasm. However, keep in mind that these foods can increase the risks of mental illnessincluding Alzheimer’s.
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Alzheimer’s, dementia… A Chinese study confirms that the excessive consumption of ultra-processed products poses risks to our health…
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Note that a lot of research has already been done on this. Among them is the study conducted by specialists from Tianjin Medical University in China. she 72,083 participants analyzed, all 55 years of age or older and had no symptoms of dementia. To do this, the specialists collected their medical histories and their eating habits. Those who ate ultra-processed foods had a higher risk of dementia.
You should know that these products are eligible are low in fiber, but high in salt, sugar, bad fats and food additives. As examples we can cite aperitif biscuits, crisps, lemonades, chocolate bars. Not forgetting industrial breads and brioches, nitrite-rich cured meats, ice cream and much more. So how to fix it?
Put raw food on your plate!
According to the analysis by Chinese experts, consumption should be reduced by 10%ultra-processed foods can reduce the risk of dementia by 19%. In particular, in the journal Neurology, the specialists came to the following conclusion:
“Higher consumption of ultra-processed foods was associated with a higher risk of dementia, while replacing ultra-processed foods with unprocessed or minimally processed foods was associated with a lower risk of dementia.”
Therefore, give preference to dishes based on raw products on your plates. In addition, with this theme you are spoiled for choice between the fruit, vegetables, meat, poultry, shellfish, fresh and frozen fish. But also tasteless nuts and seeds, eggs, paws. In addition to limiting the risk of dementia, it is important to note that raw food products have other health benefits.
In rare cases they contain many other nutrients they may contain. The more the product is processed, the less nutrition it contains for our health. Also, cooking raw produce is probably the best way to control what we put into our bodies. To help you with your next purchase, you know that Ultra-processed products are classified as C, D, or E to the Nutri Score.
What do I need to know about the disease?
As we said at the beginning of this article, there is currently no medical coverage for cure alzheimer’s. Note that according to the WHO, 50 million people are affected worldwide.
In France, this figure was 900,000 in 2015 and there are more than 200,000 new cases every year. Although it regularly affects older people, Alzheimer’s sometimes manifests itself very early. In France, too, there are around 33,000 patients under the age of 60, most of them women (60%).
As for the symptoms the most common is memory loss. Patients tend to forget important events like their birthday. Memory loss worsens over time. Children in particular can get lost in familiar places. Worse, they can also forget the face and first name of the people he meets. And there comes a time when they lose all autonomy and therefore need constant support. But even though he makes life difficult for patientsIt should be noted that Alzheimer’s is not a direct cause of death.
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