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Genes Are Not Destiny Pt 1

TEDtalk with Dr. Neil Barnard (we are big fans of his at Private Home Care!)

“Power Foods for the Brain” is a fascinating TEDtalk about how our lifestyle impacts our risk of developing Alzheimer’s. One study followed over 1,000 adults with the Alzheimer’s gene (APOEe4) for over 20 years where the average age was 50. Researchers found that those who ate less saturated fat (<21.6 grams per day) were 80% less likely to develop Alzheimer’s than those who ate more saturated fat (>21.6 grams per day), EVEN IF THEY HAD THE GENE!

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