Memory Magic: The Power of Flavanols & Multivitamins

Memory Magic: The Power of Flavanols & Multivitamins

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.

Broccoli and kale microgreens pack a nutritional punch

Broccoli and kale microgreens pack a nutritional punch

Researchers now report that kale and broccoli microgreens grown in either windowsills or under commercial growing conditions are rich in phytonutrients, though the levels of some compounds varied considerably between the two environments.

Antioxidants may promote cancer spread

Antioxidants may promote cancer spread

Researchers have made a discovery that suggests cancer cells benefit more from antioxidants than normal cells, raising concerns about the use of dietary antioxidants by

Vitamin E may slow functional decline in Alzheimer’s Disease patients

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 failure

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.

Hepatitis A illnesses associated with a frozen fruit blend

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 contains more antioxidant than fruits and vegetables

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.