Omega 3 oils cut the risk of Alzheimer's, say experts

DIET rich in fish, omega 3 oils, fruit and vegetables could lower the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's, according to research published last night.

But consuming oils rich in omega 6, such as sunflower or grapeseed oil, could increase the chances of developing memory problems, it found

Published in the medical journal Neurology, the study examined the diets of 8,085 men and women aged over 65 who did not have dementia at the start of the research.

Over four years of follow-up, 183 of the participants developed Alzheimer's and 98 developed another form of dementia.

Source - Scotsman