Synopsis: Eat To Cheat Dementia expands on the healthy brain chapter in the first book, summarising the latest research on what we can do to reduce our chance of cognitive decline and dementia, but also provides an invaluable resource for those living with a dementia diagnosis and the people who care about them. It provides practical strategies and advice to keep people enjoying independent lives as long as possible.
It is well known that currently there is no guaranteed way to avoid dementia nor is there yet a cure. But there is an immense amount that can be done. Eat To Cheat Dementia provides an understanding of the factors at play and how you can choose food to greatly benefit the health of your brain as well as your body to help keep it at bay.
But as well this is a book for those who are living with a dementia diagnosis, those they care about and who care about them. It provides a wealth of information, advice and strategies to help those living with dementia continue to enjoy maximum independence and quality in life and when they require additional assistance to be able to eat and enjoy food that is enticing as well as nourishing.
Ideal for: This is a book for anyone wanting to know where the science of maximising brain health is at and what can be done to head off future cognitive decline.
About the Author: Ngaire Hobbins is a dietitian driven by a passion to promote independence and health in older people by averting physical and mental decline that is all too common because of inappropriate food choices. She is an advocate for promoting the joy of eating and the essential place food plays in the health of all older people, whether living independently, being assisted in the community or residing in residential care. She’s lives in Australia and is a clinical practitioner, aging wellness consultant, author and lecturer in dementia studies, University of Tasmania, an aged care consultant and seniors’ advocate.