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by FitFoodie
Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin helping brain inflammation
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin helping brain inflammation

https://jneuroinflammation.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12974-014-0165-8 a medication that already exists for people with this deficiency to help reduce their emphysema and liver disease could be useful in fighting AD. I know from my lung issues that I carry one less-than-ideal version of the...
by FitFoodie
Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Researchers Find Gene Variants that May Increase Susceptibility to Alzheimer's Proteins
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: Researchers Find Gene Variants that May Increase Susceptibility to Alzheimer's Proteins

Jmac wrote:
FitFoodie wrote:I wonder if this research is related?
https://www.genengnews.com/news/protect ... dentified/


That was fascinating. It kind of seemed they took a broader look, expanding the narrow approach of the other. We are living in amazing times!


I agree and am hopeful.
by FitFoodie
Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Buckwheat & blood glucose reduction
Replies: 6
Views: 807

Re: Buckwheat & blood glucose reduction

FitFoodie, The soup sounds delicious. I'll be trying it this weekend! I hope you enjoy the soup. Two of three teens in my house eat it...a positive endorsement if ever there was one lol. Btw, I lately don't bother using vegetable stock. I find water is fine because the salt and acid (lemon juice) a...
by FitFoodie
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Researchers Find Gene Variants that May Increase Susceptibility to Alzheimer's Proteins
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: Researchers Find Gene Variants that May Increase Susceptibility to Alzheimer's Proteins

(Heading out for a bit, when back I'm going to look into this more...) MINNEAPOLIS, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers know that the protein tau develops into tangles in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease. https://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/extra/news/researchers-find-g...
by FitFoodie
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:30 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Buckwheat & blood glucose reduction
Replies: 6
Views: 807

Re: Buckwheat & blood glucose reduction

Yes! I have hot buckwheat cereal every morning with lots of Ceylon cinnamon (also a glucose reducer), ground flaxseed, and a big heap of fresh or frozen blueberries. I buy the bag from Bob's Mill. I love starting my day this way. While there may be many reasons for the change in my lab results, my ...
by FitFoodie
Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Diving-In
Replies: 2
Views: 433

Re: Diving-In

My husband, of 9years, has zero experience with AD and he was in shock over my dad’s decline. Since AD has always been a part of my families’ life, I didn’t realize how it would affect someone that had never witnessed it. I can not afford long term care insurance since I have an autoimmune disease,...
by FitFoodie
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:44 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Buckwheat & blood glucose reduction
Replies: 6
Views: 807

Buckwheat & blood glucose reduction

In my search for more food I can eat with less worry, I've landed on buckwheat. I realize many here don't do grains, but if you do: Buckwheat is a seed in the rhubarb family and it has been shown to reduce blood glucose in mice, among other benefits (blood pressure & cholesterol). https://www.nc...
by FitFoodie
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Zero carb diet will help prevent Alzheimer’s
Replies: 105
Views: 17091

Re: Zero carb diet will help prevent Alzheimer’s

As mentioned in my previous post, I may continue to consume salmon roe as my source of Omega-3 fats, since they appear to offer the highest amount of DHA in phospholipid form. When Peter Attia interviewed Rhonda Patrick, he told a story about one of his patients who was following a ketogenic diet. ...
by FitFoodie
Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:02 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: 10-ingredients that could cause Alzheimer’s
Replies: 11
Views: 1745

Re: 10-ingredients that could cause Alzheimer’s

laurie wrote:Check the cans they may not be made from aluminum. You can use a magnet. If the magnet sticks its not aluminum. Some sardine cans are made steel.


Magnet sticks :D (thanks for the tip)
by FitFoodie
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: 10-ingredients that could cause Alzheimer’s
Replies: 11
Views: 1745

Re: 10-ingredients that could cause Alzheimer’s

Soy is a plant that absorbs a lot of aluminum. Tofu has been tested and some sources have been found to be high in aluminum. Some people speculated the aluminum was added during the processing. Acid washing in aluminum tanks leaches high levels of aluminum into the final product. Soy based infant f...

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