Olive Oil: The Secret Ingredient Preventing Alzheimer's Disease?

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Olive Oil: The Secret Ingredient Preventing Alzheimer's Disease?

Dr. Domenico Pratico shares his research on the neurological health benefits of Mediterranean diets, particularly the use of olive oil.
  • Overview

    The Mediterranean Diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Extra-virgin olive oil, a specific ingredient used abundantly in this diet, is now speculated to help protect people against cognitive decline.

    Host Brian McDonough talks with Domenico Pratico, Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Microbiology at the Center for Translational Medicine at the Louis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, about how consumption of olive oil can preserve memory and cognitive ability and potentially reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease.

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