Diet, Aging and Neurodegeneration

The CNP Diet, Aging, and Neurodegeneration Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and aging and neurodegeneration. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP-written abstract summary, click “CNP Summary.” While only some CNP-written abstract summaries are available below for free, all abstract summaries are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership.

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2014

Blood-brain barrier disruption: mechanistic links between Western diet consumption and dementia

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2024

Consumption of olive oil and diet quality and risk of dementia-related death

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2024

High-fat diets in animal models of Alzheimer’s disease: How can eating too much fat increase Alzheimer’s disease risk?

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2024

The impact of continuous and intermittent ketogenic diets on cognitive behavior, motor function, and blood lipids in TgF344-AD rats

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2024

Diet, pace of biological aging, and risk of Dementia in the Framingham Heart Study

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2024

An investigation into the potential association between nutrition and Alzheimer's disease

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2023

Ketone bodies mediate alterations in brain energy metabolism and biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease

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2021

Therapeutic effects of catechins in less common neurological and neurodegenerative disorders

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2022

Green tea catechins attenuate neurodegenerative diseases and cognitive deficits

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2018

Use of curcumin, a natural polyphenol for targeting molecular pathways in treating age-related neurodegenerative diseases

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2018

Nutrients and bioactives in green leafy vegetables and cognitive decline

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2023

Diet and lifestyle impact the development and progression of Alzheimer’s dementia

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2021

US older adults that consume avocado or guacamole have better cognition than non-consumers: National health and nutrition examination survey 2011–2014

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2022

High consumption of whole grain foods decreases the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease: Framingham Offspring Cohort

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2022

Beneficial effects of nut consumption on cognitive function among elderly: Findings from a 6-year cohort study

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2023

The relationship of omega-3 fatty acids with dementia and cognitive decline: Evidence from prospective cohort studies of supplementation, dietary intake, and blood markers

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2023

Early intervention in cognitive aging with strawberry supplementation

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2022

Blueberry supplementation in midlife for dementia risk reduction

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2022

Association between dietary patterns and depression in Chinese older adults: A longitudinal study based on CLHLS

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2022

Eggs consumption in relation to lower risk of cognitive impairment in elderly: Findings from a 6-year cohort study

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2022

Can the Mediterranean diet decrease the risk of depression in older persons - a systematic review

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2022

Association between dietary patterns and depression in Chinese older adults: A longitudinal study based on CLHLS

2022

Eggs consumption in relation to lower risk of cognitive Impairment in elderly: Findings from a 6-Year cohort study

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2022

Trends in diet quality among older US adults from 2001 to 2018

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2021

Effects of berry anthocyanins on cognitive performance, vascular function and cardiometabolic risk markers: A systematic review of randomized placebo-controlled intervention studies in humans

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2021

Longer-term soy nut consumption improves cerebral blood flow and psychomotor speed: results of a randomized, controlled crossover trial in older men and women

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2019

Association of lifestyle and genetic risk with incidence of dementia

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2021

Age-related cognitive decline may be moderated by frequency of specific food products consumption

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2021

Small targeted dietary changes can yield substantial gains for human health and the environment

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2021

In pursuit of healthy aging: Effects of nutrition on brain function

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2021

Long-term dietary flavonoid intake and subjective cognitive decline in US men and women

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2018

Nutritional prevention of cognitive decline and dementia

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2012

Memory improvements in elderly women following 16 weeks treatment with a combined multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement

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2019

Diet and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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2017

Dietary pattern, inflammation and cognitive decline: The Whitehall II prospective cohort study

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2019

Adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with cognitive function in an older non-Mediterranean sample: findings from the Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study