High Fruit and Vegetable Intake Keeps Brain Function at its Peak…

Researchers have found that individuals with a high daily intake of vegetables and fruits also demonstrate higher cognitive performance.  Please notice that vegetables are mentioned first because they are FAR more important than fruits.
………….Eating Vegetables & Fruits
Subjects with a high intake (about 400 grams per day) of fruits and vegetables had higher antioxidant levels, lower indicators of free radical-induced damage, and better cognitive performance.

The findings were independent of age, gender, body mass index, and level of education. Further studies are planned that will include larger subject cohorts, patients with Alzheimer’s disease, and patients with mild cognitive impairment.

Reources:
Eurekalert September 8, 2009
Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease August 2009: 17(4); 921-927

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