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LDDaughter
Posted: Monday, March 2, 2020 6:13 PM
Joined: 12/22/2011
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wProbiotics can help improve cognition in people with Alzheimer’s disease.  A small randomized double-              blind, controlled study found mini mental status scores improved and some metabolic statuses in those            taking probiotics. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2789108    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5845584/

wCacao/Raw Cocoa has been shown to improve verbal fluency, visual searching and attention in a small  study of 90 adults with mild cognitive impairment. (This is not the same as processed Dutch cocoa.)                   https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/is-cocoa-the-brain-drug-of-the-      future/

wRosemary & Lemon aromatherapy improved cognition in seniors and those with Alzheimer’s in a small study. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1479-8301.2009.00299.x Dried rosemary powder in tomato juice was found to improve cognition in elderly subjects. https://nutritionfacts.org/video/benefits-of- rosemary-for-brain-function   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21877951

 Rosemary may interfere with some medications, check for interactions and consult your dr.

wOmega 3’ s  Freund-Levi Y, Eriksdotter-Jonhagen M, Cederholm T, et al. Omega-3 fatty acid treatment in 174   patients with mild to    moderate Alzheimer disease: OmegAD  study: a randomized double-blind trial. Arch Neurol. 2006 Oct; 63(10):1402-8. Chiu CC, Su KP, Cheng TC, et al

The effects of omega-3 fatty acids monotherapy in Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment: a preliminary randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2008 Aug 1;32(6):1538-44.