The Link Between Obesity and Alzheimer’s Disease: Reducing the Risk

Worldwide dementia affects nearly 50 million people with rates only increasing. Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the most prevalent form of dementia. Additionally, in America, 40% of adults over the age of 20 are obese. Evidence suggests obesity combined with natural aging contributes to a person’s susceptibility of developing AD. In this course, we will guide you through the specific metabolic complications associated with obesity that increase one’s risk for developing AD. Furthermore, we will discuss nutrition and lifestyle approaches that can be utilized by nutrition professionals to help minimize the risk of developing AD.

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1. Medical & Pharma
The food we eat and the medications we take often interact. Almost all the time it is accidental. Why is this a problem? Simply because interactions will diminish or exacerbate medication properties. Therefore, it is important that all nutrition professionals have the knowledge to teach about food-drug interactions to their patients and clients. This webinar will focus on the commonly prescribed medications taken.
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