Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Life style or genetics: The super agers

 I know a few "super agers" over 90, and although I can't comment on their exercise habits, I do know they maintain an active intellectual life (including e-mail, internet, music) and have a better social life than many younger people. 

"While there’s currently no proven method to preserve cortex volume, research has shown specific lifestyle changes that seniors can perform to help keep themselves sharp as they age, Kornel and Wright said. These include: 

Links to recent research on lifestyle and cognitive decline: This is the 2014 article with the chart on lifestyle changes like diet, exercise, supplements.
.  This is the follow up article on the previous one. Reports on changes and brain scans. Published this year about B12 and homocysteine. The above cognitive studies explained in everyday English

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