Do you know the warning signs of early-onset Alzheimer's disease? Plus, three simple ways to improve your cognitive ability

By Brady White

Alzheimer’s disease involves changes in the brain that cause neurons to die. Early symptoms include short-term memory loss and difficulty with language, but it can eventually lead to complete loss of bodily function and death.

For patients over the age of 65, the decline typically is relatively slow — often taking a decade or more before death. Unfortunately for early-onset Alzheimer’s patients — who are under age 65 — the decline can be much more rapid, with death typically occurring less than five years after diagnosis.

Four ways you're sabotaging your salad and how to fix it

By Ali Spencer, RD

One of the best ways to increase your health is to eat more vegetables — and one of the best ways to eat more vegetables is to eat more salads. While salads start with a good base of veggies, the things we add may move your salad into the danger zone. Many times when you go out to eat, a salad has more calories and fat than a hamburger and fries! Here are some solutions to common salad problems.