Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of Dementia. For those who have experienced the illness first hand, know how much grief it can cause and how the disease in its most crippling form is incurable. While in most cases Alzheimer’s surfaces in people only after the age of 60, lifestyles choices today and high stress levels have shown that an early onset of Alzheimer’s is becoming common.
While there is no sure way of knowing if one can be a victim to the disease, there are ways of making one’s brain stronger by adopting and following a healthy lifestyle There are a number of great food choices out there that can help one boost brain power. A host of activities as well can be taken up to keep one’s mind active and help their brain stay healthy. Homeopathy too can help provide some great solutions to keep one’s mind at ease.
It is indeed never to early or never too late to start making changes that ensure a healthier future. Speak with your registered holistic nutritionist and he will agree that the foods listed below are a great addition to your diet if you want to achieve brain power that helps you fight back the strong force that is Alzheimer’s Disease.
Make health and juice fruits a part of your diet. Fresh fruits have a host of minerals, vitamins and nutrients that work towards making your mind and body stronger.
Berries not only taste great, but they are great to boost brainpower as well. Biologically active components and a class of compounds known as anthocyanosides are highly concentrated in berries and they are known to fight memory impairment which is often associated with beta-amyloid plaques in the brain and free radicals.
Makin sure that your diet is berry rich can help you keep your brain healthy.
Omega 3 Fatty Acids
Becoming a ‘fishetarian’ can do you good. Fatty Fish like Mackerel, Tuna and Salmon are very rich in Omega-3 Fatty acids that are very good for your brain.
Folic Acid Supplements
If you are the kind of person who would rather stay off pills and try more natural methods to stay healthy, then you should try and include some folate in your diet. Folate works to neutralize the effect of homocysteine, which if present in high numbers can cause poor cognitive function and atherosclerosis.
A glass of wine or purple grape juice with your evening meal can help your brain stay healthier. Some components found in grape skins work towards protecting brain cells from the effects of beta amyloid and oxidative stress.
Various studies have shown that people who follow are Mediterranean diet are less prone to Alzheimer’s disease. Finding out more about what a Mediterranean diet consists of and adopting a few effective foods and techniques, can help with maintaining a healthy brain.
Blood Pressure Control
In many cases, hypertension is associated with a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia as well. Speak with your doctor if you are a victim of hypertension and take measures to keep your blood pressure on track.
Friends and Family
People who are lonely can fall prey to Alzheimer’s more easily as compared to those who have a very strong social circle. Make sure that you live life, by meeting and speaking with friends and family often, try and remain stress free and be happy.
Homeopathy has many secrets that can help you achieve a healthy body and mind. Speaking with a holistic nutritionist and a homeopath can help you uncover many ideas that will assure you a beautiful and healthy life.