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Could diet help delay progression of Alzheimer’s disease?

Researchers have identified a bacterial “signature” associated to cognitive decline and discovered how a Mediterranean and ketogenic diet (high-fat and low-carb) can slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.   Alzheimer’s disease is the most frequent neurodegenerative disease. We ...

Chewing is good for the brain

The purpose of mastication is to grind up food and mix it with saliva to facilitate swallowing and digestion. Since the beginning of the last century, it is believed to also help control stress levels and improve brain performance. What therefore is the impact of a reduction in the capacity to masti...

Our cognitive abilities are determined by our intestinal microbiota

A study confirms that the intestinal microbiota modulates cognitive development in humans, and, more specifically, our communication abilities, via the gut-brain axis.   The first year of life is the key period for the formation of the intestinal microbiota. This microbial colonization ca...
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