Cognitive decline

10 articles

Physical activity, exercise and brain health!

Exercise can prevent or slow the cognitive decline associated with aging if done regularly at a moderate intensity.

Eating well to maintain cognitive health

Several studies report that a plant-rich diet is associated with a reduced risk of cognitive decline and neurodegenerative diseases.

Living a healthy lifestyle could slow memory decline

According to a study in China, memory decline was slower in older people who had a healthy lifestyle, even in those who had a genetic risk factor (APOE4) for Alzheimer’s disease.

A diet rich in flavonols is associated with slower cognitive decline

A dietary intake rich in flavonols, mainly from fruits and vegetables, is associated with a slowing of the progression of cognitive and memory decline in the elderly, according to a US study.

Walking associated with reduced risk of dementia, cardiovascular disease and cancer

The amount (number of steps/day) and the intensity (number of steps/min) of walking are associated with a reduced risk of dementia, premature mortality, cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a prospective study among a large cohort from the United Kingdom.

Ultra-processed foods associated with an increased risk of dementia

Consuming large amounts of ultra-processed foods increases the risk of developing dementia as you age, according to a recent study.

A pro-inflammatory diet increases the risk of dementia

According to a recent study, a diet that promotes systemic inflammation significantly increases the risk of developing dementia in older adults.

The importance of properly controlling your blood pressure

26 October 2020
Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

A study reports that the onset of hypertension before the age of 45 doubles the risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death.

The effects of berries on cardiovascular health

1 August 2018
Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

Berries provide significant health benefits because of their high content of phenolic compounds, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber.

Dark chocolate is good for the heart!

10 March 2017
Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

The consumption of dark chocolate is associated with a reduction of the risk of cardiovascular disease, with a maximum effect around 45 g per week.

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