URI group investigates impacts of diet, exercise on development of dementia

THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND’S Lifestyle Interventions Group, which includes subject-matter experts from a wide variety of academic disciplines, is working on several projects exploring how exercise and diet can play a part in delaying or preventing dementia. /COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/MICHAEL SALERNO
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND’S Lifestyle Interventions Group, which includes subject-matter experts from a wide variety of academic disciplines, is working on several projects exploring how exercise and diet can play a part in delaying or preventing dementia. /COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/MICHAEL SALERNO
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island faculty, staff and graduate students working across a broad range of disciplines hope to conquer one of the nation’s most troubling health challenges: how to prevent or slow dementia’s onset through exercise and nutrition changes. This cohort, called the Lifestyle Interventions Group, includes disciplines beyond the typical confines…

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