Archive for March, 2008

Dr. Marie’s HEALTHY DOSE: Risk of Dementia and Excess Belly Fat

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Just last week we were warned that 1 in 8 baby-boomers will develop Alzheimer’s disease in the years to come. It is a frightening statistic because we still know too little about who is at risk (although family history is important) and how to prevent it.  We do know that physical exercise can lower our risk of dementia by improving brain blood flow and removal of dangerous brain plaques that contribute to this feared brain disease.