Two Studies Show Lutein May Offer Cognitive and Mental Focus Benefits

In recent weeks, two new studies were published on the benefits of lutein for cognitive function and mental focus. In the first study, researchers explored whether dietary approaches may have benefits for cognitive health, especially in midlife and for overweight individuals. The researchers found that individuals who consumed avocados wereRead …

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Two Montmorency Tart Cherry Studies Show Promise for Memory and Serum Insulin Reduction

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Montmorency tart cherry juice, made from the most abundant cherries in the United States, has long been coveted by gout sufferers, athletes for exercise recovery, and those seeking a good night’s sleep. Now there’s evidence that this polyphenol-rich beverage may help improve cognitive performance in older adults and reduce insulinRead …

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Vitamin D’s Affect on Memory, Learning and Hippocampal Volume

We have long known the connection between vitamin D and mental health, however, new research may have found that the reason for vitamin D deficiency’s effect on learning and memory may be due to its effect on Perineuronal nets (PNNs) and hippocampal volume. Perineuronal nets, specialized extracellular matrix structures inRead …

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