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.
2 servings: 384 calories per serving
- 8 oz wild salmon fillets with skin
- 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger
- 1 tbsp wasabi paste
- 1/4 tsp turmeric
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.
Excerpted from YOU: On a Diet: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz. Copyright (c) 2006, 2009 by Michael F. Roizen, M.D., and Oz Works LLC, f/s/o Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. Excerpted with permission by Free Press, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.