The number of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease is expected to rise at an alarming rate. Currently, the World Health Organisation (WHO) believes there are 50 million people around the world with dementia. But this number is expected to triple in the next thirty years.
Yet scientists believe that we can reduce our risk of developing cognitive decline and dementia. The WHO began a Global Action Plan in 2017, gathering the evidence. Their new guidelines this week help to provide the knowledge we need. It may help people to reduce their risk of developing cognitive decline and dementia.
The WHO favour dietary and lifestyle changes
It may not come as a surprise that these guidelines favour dietary and lifestyle changes over supplements such as multivitamins. Though vitamins of course have their uses, there is a much wider range of nutrients in whole foods. [Read more…] about Can eating mushrooms reduce dementia risk and save your brain?