Genetics certainly play a role in your risk, but a much more significant contributing factor is the result of your lifestyle choices — things you can control.

Learning about your specific risks will shed light how to change the trajectory of your health.

The goal of the following free assessment is to give you a sense of how much risk you have due to your age and genetic profile (Non-Modifiable risk) as well as the many risk factors that you can adjust at any age (Modifiable risks).


Our Mission

We believe that great brain health starts at home and in the community. Together, we can positively affect the most important organ in the body for billions of people with effective tools and methodologies.

Our personalized, comprehensive programs for brain healthy living are programs that people can follow for the rest of their lives.



Providing personalized, comprehensive, and practical programs to empower people toward brain healthy living. Healthy doesn’t have to be hard. 

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Ongoing research through our co-directorship at Loma Linda University Medical Center to continue our learning and allow us to disseminate what we learn to our audience.

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Demystifying the keys to healthy living in a world inundated with fad diets and dangerous pseudoscience.

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Dean Sherzai

Dr. Dean Sherzai has a leadership background and uses business models to create short and long-term success. He finished his medical and neurology residencies at Georgetown University with a subsequent fellowship in neurodegenerative diseases at the National Institutes of Health, followed by a second fellowship in Dementia and Geriatrics at the University of California, San Diego. He also holds two Masters Degrees; in advanced sciences at UCSD and a Masters in public health from Loma Linda University. Finally he has received a PhD in Healthcare leadership at Loma Linda/Andrews University.

Ayesha Sherzai

Dr. Ayesha Sherzai has a culinary and nutrition background, and teaches people about the most important environmental exposure there is: food. Dr. Sherzai finished her medical residency at Loma Linda University and holds a Masters in advanced sciences from UCSD. She subsequently completed a residency in preventive medicine and neurology and thereafter received a fellowship in vascular neurology from Columbia University, and is currently finalizing her PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology at Loma Linda University. Ayesha also has a culinary RX, giving her a unique understanding of nutrition as a natural form of medicine.

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Team Sherzai provides comprehensive, empowering, and easy to apply information about brain healthy living based upon in-depth research and solid science. We do this as neurologists and neuroscientists through our work as Directors of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Cedars Sinai, with our patients, as well as through our online writing, videos, and books.

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