PT Inquest is an online journal club. Hosted by Erik Meira and JW Matheson, the show looks at an article every week and discusses how they apply to current physical therapy practice.
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We finally have evidence for and Alzheimer's prevention diet and the best foods to eat to prevent alzheimer's. We apologize for the recording sound quality of this episode. Our guest this week, Dr Martha Clare Morris is the architect of the MIND Diet and a leader in the field of nutrition and the brain. Dr Morris' team showed that the MIND Diet, a hybrid diet of the Mediterranean Diet + the DASH Diet. To summarize the basic component of the MIND diet is: Foods to Eat:
- Green leafy vegetables (eg mixed greens, spinach and salads): At least six servings a week
- "Other" vegetables: At least one a day (eg squash, broccoli, etc)
- Berries: Two or more servings a week
- Nuts: At least five servings a week
- Beans: At least three servings a week
- Whole grains: Three or more servings a day
- Fish: at least once a week
- Poultry (e.g. chicken or turkey): at least twice a week
- Olive oil: Use as your main cooking oil.
- Alcohol or Wine: One shot/glass a day (note: a "glass" is not half a bottle)
- Red meat: 3 times per week or less.
- Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily
- Cheese: Less than one serving a week
- Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week.
- Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week.