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The #1 Thing You Can Do to Lower Your Dementia Risk

Eat This, Not That! – Nov. 1, 2022

‘An increase in dementia cases is alarming, especially since there’s no cure and Dr. Michael Yassa, neurobiologist and director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory at the University of California, Irvine shares why there’s an uptick. “Remember that the biggest risk factor is age, and we are an aging population. Advances in medical care have managed to extend our lifespan beyond anything we could have ever imagined a hundred or two hundred years ago. So the prevalence of dementia is increasing because we have more and more people living to an age where the probability of getting dementia is much higher.”‘

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