The Internet provides a wonderful resource for anyone looking
for information. We come across many articles relating
to Alzheimer's and longevity, and when we feel it is
appropriate we like to republish these on the Alzheimer's Avoidance
Association web site.
Below is a complete list of articles that have currently been
republished on the alzheimers-not web site. If you have an article
or editorial that you feel would be appropriate please contact us
- Curcumin as Preventative
curcumin is a spice that alzheimers disease research says shows great promise for alzheimers prevention and alzheimer's treatment
Supplementations and therapies based on HGH (Human Growth Hormone) are widely touted as having an important place in the control of human ageing. Although this article on HGH is aimed at selling a particular product, it makes some interesting points.
The role of insulin in human ageing and Alzheimer's is still being studied and clarified, but the author of this article makes some interesting points about its possible tie-in to longevity.
- Nutrition Research
Recent research has shown a benefit of certain nutrients in reducing the risk of degenerative diseases of the brain. Antioxidants, such as vitamins E, C, B12 and folic acid have been shown to play an important role in healthy brain functioning. Antioxidants, often found in fruits and vegetables, have also been associated with improved mental function, including memory. [While we agree with the article's conclusion that a good supplement can help, we disagree with what constitutes a "good supplement"!]
- Zinc's Role in Dementia
Although the author of this article has a special interest (he sells vitamins and supplements) he makes a good case for the role of zinc in dementia. He stresses the necessity of getting the right kind of and amount of zinc intake from your diet and supplements.