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Best Food For Alzheimer’s Disease – Homeveda Nutrition

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common forms of dementia. It is a progressive brain disease that destroys memory and affects other important mental functions of the brain by breaking down the connections between the brain cells. In this condition the patient suffers a loss of intellectual and social skills, which negatively affects various routine activities.

SYMPTOMS

• Destroys memory
• Affects mental functions

FOOD GROUPS
Omega 3 fatty acids

They protect the heart by reducing cholesterol

  • Flax seeds
  • Walnuts
  • Soy beans
  • Fish like tuna, salmon, trout and sardines

Antioxidants

They fight against bacteria
  • Papaya
  • Orange
  • Peaches
  • Kiwi
  • Carrots
  • Beetroots
  • Tomatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach

Vitamin A, C & E

They contain antioxidants and help fight free radicals and also boost immunity

Foods to consume: 
  • Vitamin A: Papaya, pineapples, carrots, melons, pear, mangoes, peaches, sweet potatoes and green leafy veggies
  • Vitamin C: Indian gooseberries, guavas, oranges, broccoli, cabbage and turnips
  • Vitamin E: Almonds, olives, taro root,wheat germ, sunflower and pumpkin seeds
USEFUL RECIPES
    1

    Sprouts and Walnuts Recipe

    Ingredients

    • Baby spinach
    • Onion
    • Turkish gram sprout
    • Feta Cheese
    • Walnut
    • Pomegranate seeds
    • Low-fat mayonnaise

    Preparation

    • In a large bowl take ½ cup baby spinach
    • Add 1 thinly sliced onion
    • Add ½ cup Turkish gram sprouts (moth bean sprouts)
    • Also, add 10 gm crumbled feta cheese (optional)
    • Add 15 gm walnut coarsely chopped
    • Now add ½ cup pomegranate seeds to it
    • Finally, add 2 tbsp low-fat mayonnaise
    • Toss all this well and refrigerate for 30 mins
Per Serving
  • Energy
    • Total Fat
    • Saturated Fat
  • 388kcal
  • 20g
  • 3g
  • Protein
  • 14g
  • Carbohydrate
    • Dietary Fiber
    • Sugar
  • 38g
  • 10g
  • 9g
  • Sodium
  • 350mg
  • Cholestrol
  • 20mg
TIPS

• Avoid saturated fat & cholesterol
• Avoid alcohol & smoking

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Neha Chandna

Dietician & Nutritionist,

Neha Chandna is a dietician and nutrition educator. She has over 6 years’ of experience consulting individuals as well as fitness clubs. She is also a Reebok certified fitness instructor who helps people find the right workout depending on their health needs. Her love for food makes her work harder to help people eat well, feel good and look great.

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