The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription: The Science-Proven Prevention Plan to Start at Any Age (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jul 31, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 352 pages
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From a world-renowned neurologist, the first book to feature a scientifically substantiated program for the only treatment for Alzheimer's: PREVENTION

Alzheimer's is a devastating and frightening disease, and as baby boomers age it's on the brink of becoming the great epidemic of the twenty-first century. Fortunately, by making proper lifestyle choices and avoiding certain risk factors, most people can prevent Alzheimer's, and it can be delayed in those who are genetically predisposed. The Anti- Alzheimer's Prescription presents a unique four-step program that includes menus, recipes, exercises, stress reduction techniques, and neurobics to lower the risk of Alzheimer's by as much as 70 percent.

Dr. Fortanasce, who witnessed his own father's painful decline from the disease, is determined to stop Alzheimer's from becoming pandemic.


  

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Review: The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription: The Science-Proven Plan to Start at Any Age

User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

Of course the "prescription" is the same advice we have heard for years but I really liked how Dr Fortansce approached teaching you about Alzheimers as well as giving the WHY for the lifestyle changes ... Read full review

Review: The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription: The Science-Proven Plan to Start at Any Age

User Review  - Marcie - Goodreads

I've been eating steel-cut oatmeal with blueberries for breakfast ever since I finished reading the book! Ended up buying a copy of it for my mom's 68th birthday present. Very well done and gently ... Read full review

Contents

THE GREAT AMERICAN EPIDEMIC
HOW THIS BOOK CAN HELP
WHAT IS ALZHEIMERS DISEASE?
DOES AGING PREDICT DEMENTIA?
HOW THEANTIALZHEIMERS PRESCRIPTION CAN HELP YOU
UNDERSTANDING YOUR RISK OF ALZHEIMERS
AGE What We Know About Age and Alzheimers Disease
FAMILY HISTORY
BUILD BRAWN TO BOOST THE BRAIN
HOW YOUR BRAIN CREATES MEMORIES
BRAIN MATURATION
HOW THE BRAIN WORKSAND WHY IT SOMETIMES FORGETS
GIVING YOUR BRAIN A WORKOUT
WHAT HAPPENS TO AN UNFIT BRAIN AGE THIRTY AND BEYOND
MAKING NEW BRAIN CONNECTIONS
BUILDING RESERVES IN YOUR PERSONAL BRAIN BANK

STRESS
SLEEP
OBESITY
HYPERTENSION
ABNORMAL LIPIDS
DIABETES
SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE
HOMOCYSTEINE
CREACTIVE PROTEIN
METABOLIC SYNDROME
OTHER EMERGING RISK FACTORS FOR ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
IDENTIFYING YOUR PERSONAL RISK
DENIAL IS A CONSPIRACY
WHATS YOUR REAL BRAIN AGE?
BALANCING YOUR HORMONAL SYMPHONY
ARE YOU READY TO LIVE LONGER AND SMARTER?
WILL YOU CHOOSE TO PREVENT ALZHEIMERS DISEASE?
THE INSULINGLUCAGON BALANCE AND YOUR BRAIN
WHAT IS THE ANTIALZHEIMERS DIET?
EAT ANTIOXIDANTS TO BLOCK BRAIN DISEASE
OMEGA3 FATTY ACIDS STOP OXIDATIVE DAMAGE
FOLIC ACID IMPROVES COGNITIVE FUNCTION
START THE ANTIALZHEIMERS DIET
DO A KITCHEN OVERHAUL
GO SHOPPING
FOLLOW THE HARMONIC METHOD OF EATING THE 13 PROPORTION RULE
LOSE WEIGHT AND REDUCE THE CHANCE OF ALZHEIMERS
THE GOLDEN DOZEN
EXERCISE MAKES THE BRAIN BIGGER AND BETTER
HORMONAL BALANCE AND IMBALANCE
YOUR HORMONAL SYMPHONY IS THROWN OFF KEY
REVERSING THE TREND
LETS GET STARTED
USE DAILY NEUROBICS TO BUILD THE BRAINS RESERVE
VISUALIZATION
THINKING
REASONING
MEALTIME NEUROBICS
ENGAGEMENT IN LIFE
STRESSED OUT + SLEEPLESSNESS DOUBLE DAMAGE
STRESS AND YOUR BRAIN
WHY SLEEP IS IMPORTANT
PRESCRIPTION STEROIDS SLEEP AND STRESS
ALL STRESSED OUT AND SLEEP DEPRIVED
HORMONAL BALANCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL RESPONSES
FINDING YOUR CIRCLE OF QUIET
STRATEGIES TO INCREASE REST AND RECOVERY
SELECTING THE BEST DOCTOR TO TREAT ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
DOES ANYONE REALLY KNOW ELIZABETH?
WHAT DOCTORS MUST DO
NECESSARY IMAGING TESTS
TREATABLE DEMENTIA VERSUS DISEASES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO ALZHEIMERS
THE WORRIED WELL
WOMEN AND ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
IS YOUR BRAIN REALLY HEALTHY?
ENHANCING THE MIND
NATURAL DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND HOME REMEDIES
TREATING THE SYMPTOMS OF ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
ALZHEIMERS MEDICATIONS
WHATS IN THE PIPELINE FOR ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
AND THE GREATEST OF THESE IS HOPE
ANTIALZHEIMERS DIET SHOPPING LIST INCLUDING APPROVED BRAND NAMES
FIGURE OUT YOUR BODY MASS INDEX
Your Personal WaisttoHip Worksheet
STRENGTH FITNESS TEST
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About the author (2008)

Vincent Fortanasce, M.D., is a neurologist, psychiatrist, and youth sports expert. He is also a devoted soccer dad and coach. He lives in Pasadena, California.

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