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Erin Harris
By Erin Harris
Shift Team Writer

Watching someone go through the throes of Alzheimer’s disease is heartbreaking.

Especially when it’s someone you love, particularly when it’s a member of your family... it’s not only difficult to keep them safe and provide the care they need.

It’s also impossible not to worry, “What if this happened to me?”

It’s true that Alzheimer’s is a genetic disease.

It’s true that, like arthritis, heart disease, and other devastating conditions, Alzheimer’s can run in families.

But in this 7-minute video, you’ll discover an astonishing fact that will fill you with hope:

Unstoppable health is available to you NOW — regardless of your genetics.

Watch as Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo, functional medicine practitioner and founder of the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology explains:

“The choices you make every single day can control the expression of your genes.”

Plus, Dr. Ritamarie shares three simple ways to start avoiding long-term illnesses like dementia right now.

Don’t miss these highlights:

  • (1:34) — The many factors you choose every day that affect whether Alzheimer’s manifests or not
  • (1:56) — A major ingredient to avoid — to stop Alzheimer’s in its tracks
  • (2:50) — One thing you can change in your life right now 
  • (4:02) — The role that insulin resistance of the brain plays in Alzheimer’s 
  • (4:16) — What you should eat to prevent inherited conditions

As Ritamarie teaches, “you don’t have to go down the Alzheimer’s path.” Start outsmarting your genes today with simple daily choices — and head off the illnesses you’re predisposed to.

Do you have a healing or prevention story? How do you preserve your health? We’d love to hear from you!



Get to the root of brain fog, belly bloat, headaches, and disease with essential practices in Dr. Ritamarie’s FREE class: Discover Unstoppable Health: How to Outsmart Your Genes to Feel Younger, Live Stronger & Avoid Long-term Illness

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