Alzheimer's-Fighting Recipes

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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.

Spinach-Walnut-Citrus Salad


1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp white wine vinegar

1 tsp honey

Dash of cayenne pepper

Salt and freshly ground black pepper (optional)


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


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.