Preventing Cognitive Decline with a Nutrition Perspective
This is the second guest appearance with Marie Ruggles, RD, nutritionist, and award-winning author of Optimize Your Immune System. In her first appearance on the Living to 100 Club podcast, Marie shared her insights and experience about optimizing our immune system for healthier functioning to offset the challenges of aging. This new program explores foods for improving our focus, memory, and mood. Research has revealed that there are specific foods and lifestyle enhancements that create a healthier brain and reduce our risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease. Marie presents expert tips that we can all start right away. Tune in to this conversation and learn what are the best foods to prevent cognitive decline.
Marie Ruggles, MS, RD, CN, CDE is an author, clinical nutritionist, certified diabetes educator, and is known as “The Kitchen Pharmacist.” She started her career in research at Columbia University, where she earned a degree in nutrition and public health. She drills down the science into simple actions steps to help busy people stay healthy and age gracefully. Her book, Optimize Your Immune System: Create Health and Resilience with a Kitchen Pharmacy, is a winner of the Readers Favorite award. It reveals the “secret sauce” for viral protection and aging gracefully.
In her telehealth private practice, Marie specializes in creating personalized nutrition plans for pre-diabetes, diabetes, soothing achy joints, bone health, and prevention of cognitive decline.
For Our Listeners
Marie’s website: Marie Ruggles
Marie’s book: Optimize Your Immune System