News in Food & Diet

October 08, 2021

A Discussion about Diet and Brain Health Research with Dr. Angela Hanson, MD

Angela Hanson, MD, explains the science behind three currently enrolling studies at the UW ADRC: The Meal and Memory Study, the Lipid MRI Study, and the Metformin and Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Study.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Q&A, Food & Diet, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News


November 29, 2020

Prescriptions for Prevention of Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

Exploring the most impactful take-home lessons of the Adult Changes in Thought study about dementia prevention and risk factors

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Adult Changes in Thought Study, Food & Diet, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, Social Determinants of Health, ADRC History, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News


November 25, 2019

Food for Thought: Revitalizing Indigenous Knowledge about Healthy Eating

An ADRC Interview with Valerie Segrest, a member of the Muckleshoot Nation and leading voice in tribal food sovereignty, about her approach to traditional foods and how to harness the power of food to improve health, longevity, and spirit.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Profiles, Food & Diet, ADRC Indigenous Aging Brain Health Series, Social Determinants of Health, ADRC News


June 12, 2019

Busting Myths about Alzheimer’s Treatments and Diets

Clinical researchers address pseudoscientific medical claims and dish out evidence-based common sense about lifestyle changes to improve brain health.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, Food & Diet, ADRC News


October 04, 2018

The Gut Microbiome and Brain Health

Can we invite the right community of microbes into the gut to help prevent brain diseases?

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, Food & Diet, ADRC News


April 09, 2018

Fish Oil and Seafood for Brain Health: What’s the Evidence?

Based on current scientific literature, Dr. Angela Hanson gives a dose of advice on taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements to protect the brain and prevent Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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Categories: Research, Food & Diet, ADRC News


April 04, 2018

6 Things We Know about Resilience in Alzheimer’s Disease

How to build a stronger brain, mind, and spirit at any stage of life

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, FTD Disorders, Food & Diet, ADRC News, Dementia-Friendly Community


February 02, 2018

The Good News about Alzheimer’s Disease

Thomas Grabowski, director of the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center/ADRC, talks about ongoing trials and interventions. Video and Article

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, Food & Diet, ADRC News


June 22, 2017

What’s the Best Diet for the Aging Brain?

Q&A with Dr. Angela Hanson, who studies how diet and genetics can affect cognition and Alzheimer disease progression

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Q&A, Food & Diet, Discoveries Made Possible By You, ADRC News


June 16, 2017

Food for Thought with Alzheimer’s Advocate Chef Madison Cowan

Chef Madison Cowan wielded his star power to support Alzheimer's awareness and research and shared his tips for brain-healthy eating.

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Categories: Research, Q&A, Food & Diet, ADRC News, Dementia-Friendly Community, Art