The significance of diet and nutrition in maintaining optimal health and preventing diseases is a universally acknowledged fact. The food we consume not only fuels our bodies but also influences our mental health, including memory and cognitive function. Recent research has shed light on the role of certain dietary components, such as flavanols and multivitamins, in boosting memory and cognitive performance.
Vitamin E May Delay Decline in Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease — Study Shows Benefit in Activities of Daily Living and Savings in Caregiver Time with Vitamin E – A new research suggests that alpha tocepherol, fat-soluble Vitamin E and antioxidant, may slow functional decline (problems with daily activities such as shopping, preparing meals, planning, and traveling) in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease and decrease caregiver burden.
Disrupting an antioxidant pathway prevents heart disease caused by reductive stress – Researchers have found that deficiency of an antioxidant response protein called nuclear erythroid-2 like factor-2 (Nrf2) delays or prevents hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a type of a heart failure in which the heart muscle grows abnormally thick.
FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Hepatitis A Illnesses Potentially Associated with a Frozen Fruit Blend – Townsend Farms, Inc. of Fairview, Oregon, recalled certain lots of its frozen Organic Antioxidant Blend on June 4, 2013, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Hepatitis A virus. No other Townsend Farms products, frozen or fresh, are covered by this voluntary recall or linked to the illness outbreak at this time.
Popcorn: the snack with even higher antioxidant levels than fruits and vegetables – Popcorn contains more of the healthful antioxidant substances called “polyphenols” than fruits and vegetables. The hulls of the popcorn ?? the part that everyone hates for its tendency to get caught in the teeth ?? actually has the highest concentration of polyphenols and fiber.