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Latest Research on Alzheimer's Prevention

Alzheimer's: Age is still the biggest risk factor

Age is still the biggest risk factor

Age is the greatest risk factor for AD, as the disease tends develop in individuals over the ages of 60. Yet, it is still not fully understood why some individuals develop AD and why others do not. Researchers state that almost 30% of AD cases can be prevented by maintaining a well-balanced and healthy lifestyle. This would include eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, as well as exercising and being socially engaged.