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Good Nutrition ‘Turns Off’ Alzheimer’s Gene

By | 2017-10-29T15:42:07+00:00 March 10th, 2011|Health News, Nutrition|

Can We Really Take Charge of Our Health Destiny?

For many years there has been a debate over Nature versus Nurture: Environment versus Genetics

Are people overweight due to ‘fat genes’ or is it because of poor diet and exercise habits common to their family or environment? Also, if your parents have a degenerative disease like diabetes or cancer, should you be preparing for the inevitable?

Now, this question has been answered to a degree in the field of Alzheimer’s. In a landmark study, research has shown that a diet high in omega-3 fats reduces the expression of the Alzheimer’s gene APOE4. […]