The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Off The Grid News Alternative Health
Did you know that one out of three people over the age of 80 gets Alzheimer’s disease? In fact, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, which is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States.
Alzheimer’s can creep into your life slowly. Starting with simple forgetfulness, the disease can quickly escalate to wreak havoc.
Instead of sitting back and hoping you are one of the fortunate ones who will not get this degenerative disease, fight it with the proper diet. In fact, eating the right diet cuts the risk of Alzheimer’s by 40 percent.
Try eating these types of foods:
1. Omega-3 fatty acids.
Recent research shows that eating a diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by 10 percent. The key is eating Omega-3s known as DHA that arepost was originally published on this site