Thursday, 18 April 2013

Blueberry makes you wise

A research team from Massachusetts and Florida have found that fruit reduces age-related damage in the brains of rats and mice. the researchers also found out that Berry can prevent reduction in brain capacity in mice which genetically predisposed to developing degenerative disorders in the brain.

Healthy diet

"These results, coupled with earlier studies on humans, evidence that a healthy diet can prevent the mental health in humans is reduced when we get older," says Dr. James a. Joseph at the University in Boston for the news agency Reuters.

Blueberries are namely spanked full of antioxidants. Antioxidants are important in order to stem the tide of free radicals. When the body burns oxygen, produced at the same time, free radicals, which are harmful by-products, which among other things can damage tissue in the brain.

Rodents, which consumed the equivalent of a cup of blueberries for humans, according to Joseph showed minor damage in the tissue in two important regions of the brain, and not just the Scientists believe that the berries. have a beneficial feature, in addition to the stem of the free radicals.

Influence of the brain

"Blueberries look for appear to have a direct impact on how nerve cells in the brain communicate with each other," claims Dr. Joseph. The researchers will now find out which compounds in blueberries, which finds its way into the brain, and study how the berries protect the brain.


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