In December, we are bombarded by images of holiday splendor from the the beautiful lighted decorations in our neighborhoods to festive decorations at the local pharmacy. However, many seniors may begin to feel isolated and depressed as the holiday season can be a trigger for memories of loved ones lost, friends who may be ill and feeling a bit more isolated than normal.
How do Tea, Grapes, and Red Wine Help Delay the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease?
These foods contain the compound resveratrol, part of a group of compounds called polyphenols thought to act like antioxidants, protecting the body against damage. The neuroprotective benefit may aid the regions of the brain responsible for memory and early onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
The research can’t be ignored… a diet filled with nuts can protect your health, especially as you age. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), many seniors are taking that advice to heart; seniors ages 60+ eat more nuts than any other age group.