Alzheimer's Disease

Frequently Asked Questions

18. Can eating certain foods prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

A number of studies suggest that eating certain foods may help keep the brain healthy—and that others can be harmful. Researchers are looking at whether a healthy diet—one that includes lots of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and is low in fat and added sugar—can help prevent Alzheimer’s.

For more information about healthy eating as you age, see Eating Well As You Get Older.