Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating form of dementia that affects thinking, memory and behavior. A new study by Dr. Robert Krikorian and his team of colleagues from the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center has found that eating blueberries can help fight Alzheimer’s.
The study followed two groups, one that was given the equivalent of 1 cup of blueberries (in the form of blueberry powder) and the other, a placebo. The subjects were over the age of 68 and had some sort of mild cognitive impairment.
After 16 weeks, the group that was given the blueberry powder had a significant improvement in cognitive function over those who took the placebo. The benefits may be a result of flavonoids called anthocyanins, in which blueberries are rich. Continue reading “New Study: Blueberries Can Help Fight Alzheimer’s”Read More