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WHO guidance seeks to lower risk of cognitive decline, dementia
5/15/2019

The World Health Organization issued a report recommending regular physical activity, reduced alcohol intake, smoking cessation, and adherence to a healthy diet, particularly a Mediterranean-style diet, as well as proper weight, diabetes, dyslipidemia and hypertension management, to lower the global risk of cognitive decline and dementia. The report cautioned against the use of vitamins B and E, omega-3 and other supplements to reduce the risk of cognitive decline and said there was insufficient evidence linking social activity, cognitive training and antidepressants to reduced odds of cognitive decline and dementia.

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