Alzheimer's risk is higher for women: 3 diet tips to boost brain health
It’s common to think about eating for a healthy heart or gut, but the same food-as-medicine principles also apply to the brain.
That’s especially important to know for women, who make up two-thirds of Alzheimer’s disease cases. What they eat now — in their 20s, 30s and beyond — could help prevent dementia decades later.
Perimenopause — the period when a woman starts to produce less estrogen, usually in her 40s — may be a critical point in whether she’ll go on to develop Alzheimer’s or not.