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Wellness for the Family: Anti-Inflammatory Foods Could Decrease Dementia Risk

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 13 million.

Chronic inflammation can be damaging to a number of your body’s organs over time, increasing the risk for chronic illnesses, including Alzheimer’s.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s Shanthi Appelo shared foods that can potentially help fight inflammation and what research shows about eating patterns that can decrease risk for cognitive decline. Watch the video above to see her tips.

For more wellness tips, tricks, and recipes from Blue Cross Blue Shield dietitian, Shanthi Appelo, .