Can diet and lifestyle prevent cognitive impairment?

Speaker: M. Kivipelto Presented at: 2015 The New York Academy of Sciences

Summary

Several modifiable risk factors have been associated with increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease (AD) in observational studies, including vascular, dietary and lifestyle-related factors. However, randomized controlled trials (RCT) are critically needed to confirm these associations and investigate strategies to maintain cognitive functioning and prevent cognitive impairment.