Alzheimer's-Fighting Recipes

Can food fight off Alzeimer's? Studies indicate that a diet rich in folate, found in leafy greens like spinach and kale; vitamin E, found in almonds and hazelnuts; and the Omega-3 fatty acids in salmon may lower your risk by more than 1/3. The power lies not only in eating these foods, but in eating them together. Try some of these flavorful combinations. To purchase your copy of YOU: On A Diet click here.

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Can food fight off Alzeimer's? Studies indicate that a diet rich in folate, found in leafy greens like spinach and kale; vitamin E, found in almonds and hazelnuts; and the Omega-3 fatty acids in salmon may lower your risk by more than 1/3. The power lies not only in eating these foods, but in eating them together. Try some of these flavorful combinations. To purchase your copy of YOU: On A Diet click here.

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Hot Wild Salmon Ingredients 2 servings: 384 calories per serving 2 wild salmon fillets with skin (about 4 oz. each) or salmon steaks (preferably line-caught) 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger 1 tbsp wasabi paste 1/4 tsp turmeric Directions Prepare grill or preheat broiler. Brush skinless side of salmon with combined ginger, wasabi paste and turmeric. Grill or broil 4 to 6 inches from heat source for 10 to 12 minutes without turning, or until salmon is opaque in center. [pagebreak] Spinach-Walnut-Citrus Salad Ingredients Dressing: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tsp honey Dash of cayenne pepper Salt and freshly ground black pepper (optional) Salad: 1 large bunch spinach, washed and trimmed 1/4 cup walnut halves, raw or pan-roasted 1/2 orange, cut into segments 1/2 grapefruit, cut into segments 2 green onions, chopped Directions Combine oil, vinegar, honey and cayenne pepper; mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper if desired. Toss spinach with dressing and walnuts. Arrange orange and grapefruit sections on top and garnish with green onions. [pagebreak] Meal-Size Salad Ingredients Salad: 6 chopped walnuts Chopped veggies (your choice) Chopped mixed greens 4 oz. of salmon Dressing: 2 parts balsamic vinegar 1 part olive oil Mix. Toss. Serve.