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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Faster Cognitive Decline in Seniors

Most practitioners now believe that low levels of vitamin D could be a factor in many health concerns, especially in cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. While this recent study doesn’t prove that link, it does find that seniors with low vitamin D levels exhibited a greater rate of low thinking skills than those who had […]

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Reducing Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AHLZ-high-merz) is a brain disorder characterized by progressive brain cell failure. It is the most common form of dementia, which is a family of diseases that leads to the inability to function normally in daily living activities. As Alzheimer’s disease advances, it affects memory, as well as learning, reasoning and communication skills. In […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease – Importance of Tocopherols and Tocotrienols

Swedish researchers have discovered that the lower your brain levels of tocopherols and tocotrienols (the entire family of vitamin E) the higher the chance that you will experience mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease. The study led by Mangialasche, F. and colleagues from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden discovered that among study participants, high serum levels […]

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