Walk, Jog or Dance: It’s All Good for the Aging Brain – The New York Times

New evidence that physical activity can forestall the mental decline in aging brains.

Source: Walk, Jog or Dance: It’s All Good for the Aging Brain – The New York Times


Any Level of Midlife Exercise May Keep Dementia at Bay

Any level of physical activity in midlife may help keep cognitive decline and dementia in late life at bay, new research suggests.

Source: Any Level of Midlife Exercise May Keep Dementia at Bay – Medscape.com


Dementia: Is Gluten the Culprit?

Research citations are drawing a link between risk for dementia and blood sugar levels and are appearing in our most well-respected journals. For example, a study published in Neurology in 2005 pointed a finger squarely at the most powerful metric, glycated hemoglobin. Even back then, it was becoming clearer that there was something going on with blood sugar correlating with rate of brain atrophy, specifically hippocampal atrophy, and cognitive decline.

Source: Dementia: Is Gluten the Culprit? – Medscape.com