Nutrition and dementia.


Alzheimer s disease (AD), the most frequent cause of neurodegenerative dementia in the elderly, is predicted to reach epidemic proportions by the latter half of the 21st century [1]. The prevalence of dementia in the Western world is reported to be below 1% in individuals aged 60–64 years, but shows an almost exponential increase with age, so that in people… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2009.02734.x