From this Sky News article Coffee May Cure Alzheimer's Disease:
“A few cups of coffee a day may be all that is needed to reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. Scientists have uncovered powerful evidence that caffeine not only helps to stave off the disease but can treat it.”
“Humans receiving an equivalent dose for their body weight would be consuming 500 milligrams of caffeine - or five eight ounce cups of ordinary coffee - a day.
The same amount of caffeine can be obtained by drinking two cups of strong "coffee shop" coffee, 14 cups of tea, or 20 cola drinks.“
Of course this is good news for lab rats. While there already is a study showing drinking coffee reduces risk of Alzheimer's more human patient trials are needed. Interestingly there is a study that showed that green, black, and oolong tea had slowed cognitive decline. Oolong and black tea which are higher in caffeine had produced a greater positive result.
Other possible foods that might slow cognitive decline are:
Lifestyle choices as well are important as well Exercise is linked to big drop in dementia risk It appears that diet and exercise might be in order especially for those who might be genetically predisposed to AD. At Kelly’s Austin Personal Training and New Orleans Ultimate Fitness Trainers we have designed our personal strength training sessions to have the biggest impact in the least amount of time so you will be stronger and have more time to do the activities you enjoy. It is worth considering that the strength training and the increased activity that results might have the added benefit of slowing cognitive decline. With the right exercise program your life can be transformed in just minutes a week.