Learn which dietary changes have been shown to slow degeneration in the brain. We will look at the food contaminants that destroy dopamine-producing brain cells in Parkinson's disease. We will look at the nutrition changes that improved memory in a clinical trial run by the speaker. Find out which nutrients, dietary changes, and plants can preserve brain function to keep our memories sharp.
Steve Blake, ScD, recently retired as faculty nutritional biochemist at Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience. He designed and ran the Hawaii Dementia Prevention Trial, a clinical study at the Hawaii Alzheimer’s Disease Center. He is author of the 2008 McGraw-Hill college textbook Vitamins and Minerals Demystified, A Nutritional Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease, Mastering Migraines, Parkinson’s Disease: Dietary Regulation of Dopamine, Stop Strokes before they Start, and Understanding Fats and Oils. He wrote Mosby’s Alternative Remedies and is co-author of Mosby's Drug Guide for Nurses, 4th edition. He also authored the Diet Doctor, software for analyzing dietary nutrients. He lives on an organic farm in Maui and offers classes at University of Hawaii.
3PM Speaker 4:15PM Vegan Buffet (optional) $10.70+tax+tip includes appetizers, soups, salad, and entrees.
Boston Vegetarian Society www.bostonveg.org