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New Human Study: A drink containing a mixture of berries, including elderberry improves brain function and cardiovascular health.

Berries are key ingredients in any healthy lifestyle. This is partly due to their high content in polyphenols, fiber and vitamins. Daily consumption of berries can help us prevent many chronic diseases including heart disease. One major health concern for older individuals is the decline of their cognitive abilities. As …

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Black Currant: A Natural Tool to Fight Alzheimer’s

By Maureen Sangiorgio The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is growing rapidly, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Some 5.4 million Americans currently have the disease. It’s now the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. By the middle of this century, someone in the U.S. will develop …

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Neuroprotective effects of elderberry polyphenols

Elderberry´s flavonoids may be useful in fighting Alzheimer´s according to a new study from the Institute of Food Sciences, Italy. By comparing elderberry and blueberry extracts, the researchers were able to show elderberry´s ability to protect in vitro neuronal cells from death. The results of the research were presented at …

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BLACKCURRANT JUICE: PROMISING WEAPON AGAINST ALZHEIMER’S

Blackcurrant juice may be more than a refreshing and healthy drink. Recent studies show that it may not only help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, but also slow down the disease’s progression in those who already have it. And it’s good for our brains as well. As of 2015, …

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Blackcurrant takes center stage in Alzheimer´s research

By Akam Anyangwe Dementia is a loss of mental ability severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living, lasting more than six months, not present since birth, and not associated with a loss or alteration of consciousness. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease which accounts …

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