Are you aware of the breakthrough made recently in fighting Alzheimer's?

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference released a study in which people "who underwent lifestyle interventions showed improvements in their mental functions, including in memory, executive function and speed tests of their cognitive skills" reports Time.

Lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise and increased social interaction are linked to less cognitive decline and memory.

Dr. Miia Kivipelto from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden conducted one of the first studies "in which 1,260 older individuals at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s to a lifestyle intervention or to normal health care to see if the behaviors linked to better brain health actually helped to stave off intellectual decline."

What were the findings? "We were surprised that were able to see a clear difference already after two years.These findings show that prevention is possible, and that it may be good to start early," states Dr. Miia Kivipelto.

Therefore, no matter what age we are continue eating healthy foods, exercise and stay connected with others!