Prevent Alzheimer Disease with Your Diet

Many of my patients wonder how they can prevent dementia and have a better quality of life as they age.  One important strategy is a low-glycemic (low sugar) Mediterranean style diet.  This type of diet is bursting with vegetables and fruits, healthy fats from nuts, seeds, olive oil, and fish, and low-fat protein sources like…

Inflammation, Diet, and Depression

A study published in October 2013 in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity shows us just how much dietary choices may matter when it comes to mood. 43,685 women, aged 50-77, who were not depressed at the start of the study, were followed for 12 years during which time they answered periodic questionnaires about their eating…