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...researchers concluded that “very low carbohydrate consumption, even in the short term, can improve memory function in older adults with increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.”
Omega-3 fatty acids are the basis of compounds that regulate inflammation, protect neurons, and promote neurite growth. Omega-6 fatty acids promote inflammation before they eventually get around to regulating inflammation.
Individuals at higher risk for Alzheimer's who engaged in little to no physical activity lost 3% of their hippocampal volume after only 18 months. Those who did moderate physical activity showed no change in the volume of the hippocampus.