But a healthy lifestyle might.




Vitamins and supplements won’t help stave off dementia, but a healthy lifestyle might, suggest new guidelines released May 19, 2019, by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The WHO warns that the number of new dementia cases around the world — currently 10 million per year — is set to triple by 2050.

While there’s no cure for any kind of dementia (such as Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia), the WHO says it may be possible to delay the onset of the disease or slow its progression.

The key?

Managing modifiable risks, such as chronic disease and unhealthy habits.

The World Health Organisation guidelines recommend that you:

  • keep your weight, cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar under control
  • get lots of exercise
  • eat a Mediterranean-style diet (which emphasizes olive oil, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and fish; minimizes red meats and processed meats; and includes a moderate amount of cheese and wine)
  • don’t smoke
  • avoid harmful use of alcohol (no more than one drink per day for women, no more than two drinks for men).

Don’t count on supplements to help you stave off dementia.

The WHO says there’s no evidence that vitamin B, vitamin E, multivitamins, or fish oil supplements help reduce the risk for dementia.

The agency recommends against using supplements as a means to ward off cognitive decline.

(From Harvard Health, August 2019)

Every one of us can lead a healthier lifestyle.

Every positive change you make will help you build a buffer of new brain connections that builds cognitive reserve.

It’s YOUR brain.
How well you lead a healthy lifestyle, use your brain and challenge it is up to you!


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Based on the research of Dr Allison Lamont, PhD.



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