Tag Archives: Flavanols

Recent Systematic Reviews on Hypertension

[A version of this collection appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Introduction Each month a large number of journal articles, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses, are examined. Here is a … Continue reading

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The Cocoa, Cognition, and Aging (CoCoA) Study

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary A new study suggests that regular consumption of cocoa flavanol might improve cognitive function in older … Continue reading

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Green Tea Has Potential For Protection Against Alzheimer’s Disease

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 7 February 2011]. Abstract A concentrated green tea extract after treatment in the laboratory to mimic the effects of normal digestion was found to contain over 30 major compounds, … Continue reading

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