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Save Your Brain! Folic acid may protect against cognitive decline

By | July 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

According to a recent report, folate (folic acid), a B vitamin found in foods like leafy green vegetables and citrus fruit, may protect against cognitive decline in older adults. A team at Tufts University, led by Katherine L. Tucker, PhD, studied a group of Boston-area men who were members of the ongoing Normative Aging Study [...]

B-vitamin cuts Alzheimer’s risk

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Vitamin B-3 (niacin) may protect against the development of Alzheimer’s disease and the cognitive decline associated with aging, say researchers who studied almost 4,000 people aged 65 and older. Dietary questionnaires revealed that those with the lowest intake of niacin (an average of 12.6 mg/day) were 80% more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease [...]

PS, inositol options in mental health

By | June 26th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Neurological disorders are among the most difficult to deal with for both patients and their families, as changes in personality can often be dramatic. Recent studies center on two natural substances that may improve symptoms in age-related mental decline and bipolar depressive disorder. Phosphatidylserine (PS) is a brain nutrient needed for the storage, release and [...]