Richard Isaacson, MD, is the founder and director of the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian, where he is also an Associate Professor of Neurology and director of the Neurology Residency Training Program. Dr. Isaacson completed his residency in neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School and did his medical internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, where he later became the associate medical director of the Wien Center for Alzheimer's disease. Christopher Ochner, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Drexel University and went on to join the faculty at Columbia University, where he became the youngest member to run an independent research laboratory. Dr. Ochner has devoted his career to studying the relationship between food intake and the brain, receiving several awards from the National Institutes of Health to support his research.
"[A] comprehensive yet easy-to-follow nutritional guide for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease . . . [the authors] provide realistic and straightforward guidance . . . [they] take the guesswork out of creating a healthy and appealing diet by providing lists of recommended food and supplements, serving sizes, and weekly menu ideas. This book is recommended for anyone who cares about long-term mental health."--Publishers Weekly
"[E]ven skeptics who question whether diet can truly prevent dementia will find it tough to object to this guide . . . [the authors] make a compelling case for staying slim, noting that overweight people are considered to be at greater risk of developing hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, and cancer . . . may reduce the risk of getting this irreversible, memory-destroying brain disorder."--Karen Springen "Booklist "