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Fill up on fewer kilojoules
Fill up on fewer kilojoules
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Start your meals with veggie-packed salads or soups, or use small plates to trick your brain into thinking your meals look bigger than they actually are. Filling up on fewer kilojoules allows you to shed kilos, which can help reverse other risks for Alzheimer’s disease, including sleep apnoea, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Cutting your daily intake of kilojoules by 30 to 50 per cent also reduces your metabolic rate and therefore slows oxidation throughout the body, including the brain. It lowers blood glucose and insulin levels, too.

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