Tag Archives: Polyphenols

Nutritional and Dietary Factors Likely to Influence Future Risk of Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (Lancet Neurology / BBC News / BNF)

Summary A Lancet Neurology review covers what is currently known about the various associations between diet and nutrition and the risk of developing cognitive decline or dementia. Unfortunately, access to the full-text will not be available freely for most readers, … Continue reading

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Phenolic Acids, Flavonoids, Champagne Consumption and Dementia Risk Reduction (NHS Choices / Antioxidants and Redox Signaling / BBC News / Bazian)

Summary Over-interpretation of a recent (2013) piece of animal-based research led some press commentators to insinuate that champagne / white wine consumption might have a role in reducing the risk of dementia in humans. The following NHS Choices Behind the … 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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