What you need to know about dance therapy and dementia

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We’re often told to eat more fruits and vegetables – and for good reason.

Many of the nutrients found in fruits and vegetables are responsible for numerous health benefits, in particular preventing a wide range of diseases, including heart disease and diabetes.

A growing body of evidence even suggests that flavonoids, a group of compounds found in almost every fruit and vegetable – including tea, citrus fruit, berries, red wine, apples, and legumes – can actually reduce your risk of developing certain cancers, heart disease, and stroke.

Now, recent evidence even suggests that diets high in flavonoids can actually lower your risk of dementia.

Besides healthy food and living style, researchers are also exploring other new ways to treat dementia.

This Health & Medicine Lab video talks about how dance and movement therapy could benefit people with dementia.

If you care about dementia, please read studies about 12 things that could prevent dementia effectively, and Mediterranean diet may strongly prevent dementia, memory loss.

Disclaimer: Any information on diseases and treatments available in this video is intended for general guidance only and must never be considered a substitute for the advice provided by your doctor or other qualified healthcare professional.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care professional with questions you may have regarding your medical condition.