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Can We Prevent Dementia Through Our Diet?

June 01, 2015

Can We Prevent Dementia Through Our Diet?
A recent conference held at the Academy asked a downright outrageous question: Can dementia be prevented by making changes to your diet? In this podcast we look at what the answers might be.

Podcast listeners learned a lot over the past two months about neurodegenerative dementia - what it is, what it isn't, and how heartbreakingly little medical science can do right now to treat it. In that context, a recent conference held at the Academy asked a downright outrageous question: Can dementia be prevented by making changes to your diet? In this podcast, we hear answers to that question, some of which are surprisingly optimistic.