A few simple lifestyle changes could help protect you against Alzheimer’s.
According to health experts, taking steps to a healthy lifestyle can protect against heart disease, stroke, cancer – and dementia, the Daily Express reported.
Their advice comes amid warnings that rates of the deadly brain disease will triple in the next 40 years unless preventative measures are taken.
Increasing scientific evidence has shown that following a specific diet and exercise routine can reduce the risk of developing dementia by more than half.
Leading US researcher Dr Neal Barnard launched the seven guidelines at the International Conference on Nutrition and the Brain in Washington.
Taking regular exercise, eating plenty of vegetables, beans and pulses and limiting bad fats are all key.