Alzheimer’s: How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Prevents Brain Plaques and Preserves Memory – Newsweek

According to Newsweek, scientists have identified Extra Virgin Olive Oil as the ingredient in the Mediterranean diet that protects the brain from cognitive decline. A second phase of the research seeks to test the hypothesis that Extra Virgin Olive Oil can reverse cognitive decline.

Source: Alzheimer’s: How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Prevents Brain Plaques and Preserves Memory

At the moment, this research is on mice rather than humans. This adds to the scientific evidence about the benefits of both Olive Oil and the Mediterranean Diet. [open links to see detailed evidence]

Remember, apart from a healthy diet, regular excercize, low alcohol intake, stress management and regular sleep are also important to your well-being.

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The Best Health Tech 2017: Gadgets That Make You Fit And Healthy (Updated) – Forbes

Fresh vegetables are important components of a...

Fresh vegetables are important components of a healthy diet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in ...

A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in products such as soy milk and low-fat yogurt, has been shown to reduce breast cancer incidence in rats. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

It’s a sick world that relies on gadgets to make you fit and well. Forbes looks at technology to keep you on top of your health

The Best Health Tech 2017: Gadgets That Make You Fit And Healthy (Updated) – Forbes

I’m seventy next birthday & for over fifty years I’ve taken a keen interest in promoting health and fitness.

Let’s get real. Gadgets are no substitute for the real thing which should include:

  • A healthy diet
  • Regular exercise
  • Moderate alcohol consumption
  • Managing stress
  • Regular sleep

Don’t throw your money away. Start a diary and plan your own improvement – if necessary with a coach.

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