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Brains with more vitamin D may function better

Brains with more vitamin D may function better

The brains of people with cognitive decline do better with higher levels of vitamin D, research shows. The study appears in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. “This research reinforces the importance of studying how foods and nutrients build resilience to protect the aging brain against diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and …

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Slow cognitive decline with flavonols, study finds |  CNN

Slow cognitive decline with flavonols, study finds | CNN

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious, expert-backed food lifestyle that will improve your health for life. CNN — According to a new study, eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, can slow your rate of memory loss. The …

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Brain claustrum behaves more like a high-speed internet router, study finds

Brain claustrum behaves more like a high-speed internet router, study finds

Beneath the outer, wrinkled cortex of the brain lies a deeply mysterious area known as the claustrum. This region has long been known to exchange signals with much of the cortex, which is responsible for higher reasoning and complex thought. Due to the cloister’s extensive connections, legendary scientist Francis Crick, PhD, famous for the discovery …

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