Sport, mental exercises and healthy diet: so the mind does not age

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This is shown by a study published in the journal Lancet unprecedented

Sport, mental exercises and healthy diet: so the mind does not age


Sport, proper nutrition and exercise in mind: this is the recipe to stop the aging of the mind in the elderly and just adopt it for two years to reduce cognitive decline otherwise inexorable. This is shown by a study published in the journal Lancet unprecedented and led by Miia Kivipelto of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, which involved 1,260 seniors from 60 to 77 years, all at risk of Alzheimer's. In the study meta 'sample and' was inserted in the multiple intervention program that included a series of meetings with doctors and nurses to direct the senior on specific activities' physical (strength training and cardio) and mental and nutrition to follow. The other half 'of the sample, however, and' was followed with regular doctor visits and routine checkups (control group). After two years, the researchers performed a series of cognitive tests to see how much she had aged the mind of each elderly person during the past two years. E 'showed that the mind of those who took part in the intervention program and' less aged. Compared to the elderly control, peer group intervention totaled a score to the test by an average of 25% greater, and a score almost double (83% higher) on the front of the so-called 'capacity' mental executive '(enable' of reasoning); Finally, a score more 'than double (150%) in the speed' information processing. The entire sample will remain 'under observation for another seven years to see if this intervention program actually can' play a role in preventing Alzheimer's.