May 17, 2022
Some cognitive decline is normal with age. However, more
significant cognitive decline is primarily due to disease-induced
dementias (such as Alzheimer’s Disease). It also results from
neurodegenerative disorders and chronic, prolonged degeneration of
our neuronal pathways and functions.
Drug discovery for dementias have been largely unsuccessful, leaving no good treatments for this collection of diseases. This had led to research examining areas that may aid in preventing (or more accurately, slowing) cognitive decline.
In this episode the Sigma team look at the published data on a variety of nutrients, foods and dietary patterns, including: vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, caffeine, flavanoids, coffee and green leafy vegetables.