The role of nutrition in prevention of cognitive decline in the old age.


Authors: E. Topinková;  T. Richter
Published in: Geriatrie a Gerontologie 2016, 5, č. 1: 34-38
Category: Review Article

Overview

The article reviews current views on the effect of nutrition on maintaining cognitive functions in old age. It focuses mainly on nutritional strategies based on clinical studies which support the effectiveness of selected nutrients supplementation and diets on prevention of cognitive decline in cognitively intact general older population, in patients with dementia and Alzheimer´s disease and in patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment.

KEYWORDS:
ageing – cognitive impairment – dementia – nutrition – prevention


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