U.K. health experts say healthy diet has role in countering dementia

12/10/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

Experts from the U.K.'s Royal College of General Practitioners and National Obesity Forum sent an open letter to the U.K. health secretary that says a Mediterranean diet may be safer and possibly more effective than drugs for treating dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease. "We want some sort of focus on prevention," said organizer Simon Poole, who added that educating the public about the importance of diet in maintaining health will take years but is essential.

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