WASHINGTON – Last week, the World Health Organization released it’s first ever set of recommendations to reduce the global risk of the Dementia.
The main take-aways in the guidelines are to exercise more and maintain a healthy diet.
With emphasis on the benefits of the mediterranean diet, simple plant-based cooking, little meat and heavy use of olive oil.
The World Health Organization also recommends staying away from tobacco, limiting your alcohol content and maintaining a healthy blood pressure.
According to the health officials, there are ten million new cases of Dementia diagnosed each year and that is expected to triple by 2050.
While there is no cure for Dementia, there is hope that having better overall health could help prevent it. As one expert put it, “What’s good for your heart is probably good for your brain too.”