Friday, May 11, 2012

Dietary intakes of berries and flavonoids in relation to cognitive decline


A study in official journal of American Neurological Association evaluated long-term intakes of flavonoid-rich berries and cognitive function in 16,010 older women from 1995 to 2001.

 Higher intakes of blueberries and strawberries were associated with slower rates of cognitive decline.



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As few as 2 or more servings per wk were associated with a modest delay in cognitive aging by as much as 2.5 years! 

Wow what an eye opener. Read the whole article http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ana.23594/abstract

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