North vs. South – The Nordic Diet

People in Nordic countries aren’t very fond of their southern European neighbors’ food choices.  Therefore, the highly-regarded healthy Mediterranean diet doesn’t play well in places like Denmark.  So the healthy Nordic diet was proposed, based on northern preferences and available natural foods.  The Nordic diet is comprised of high intake of fish, apples, pears, berries, […]

Dementia rate goes…..Down!

In an article called  A Comparison of the Prevalence of Dementia in the United States in 2000 and 2012, authors report on data from a long-term study on dementia rates in Americans 65 years-old or older.  The main finding of this study was that in the year 2000, 11.6% of this age group had dementia […]