The aging of America means more cases of Alzheimer's disease are being diagnosed.
Experts predict the number of people with the condition is expected to nearly triple by mid-century.
However, there is growing evidence that there may be a way to reduce the risk for dementia -- and it starts at your grocery store.
A number of foods have been associated with a lower risk for Alzheimer's.
The list includes:
- Leafy green vegetables
- Nuts and seeds
- Fatty fish
- Olive oil
- Whole Grains
These foods are also associated with then Mediterranean Diet, which emphasizes eating less red meat and processed foods.
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