Build a Better Brain At Any Age by Sanjay Gupta, MD.
Let me make this short and sweet.
This is a decent book if you’re new to reading or trying to understand about Alzheimer’s disease.
The 12-week programme steps are useful if you are a new to beginning an Alzheimer’s prevention programme, or if you’ve ignored every other bit of advice in the media this would be a useful series of exercises. You can read the reviews here on Amazon.
This is a so-so book with little new in it if you’ve been following the research or reading other books such as Bredeson’s The End of Alzheimer’s.
Table of Contents
Part 1: The Brain: Meet Your Inner Black Box
Introduction to Alzheimer’s and defining cognitive decline. The author lists 12 myths and offers advice on how to move past these common beliefs. (my note: pretty much available everywhere online)
Part 2: The Brain Trust: How Not to Lose Your Mind
If you’ve been reading about Alzheimer’s, there’s not much new here – eat right, exercise right, sleep right pretty much sums it up.
Part 3: The Diagnosis: What To Do and How To Thrive
I haven’t seen this kind of 12-step programme before so if you’re new to the field or seriously concerned, this would be a good starting point. (This would be the only reason I’d recommend this book – it’s a solid “thing” you can do if you’re concerned.)
There’s not much new in the way of information but the 12-step programme would be useful if you’re just beginning your prevention programme. Check it out here.