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Concord grape juice supplementation and neurocognitive function in human aging
Polyphenol compounds found in berry fruits, in particular flavonoids, have been associated with health benefits including improvement in cognition and neuronal function with aging. Concord grape juice contains polyphenols, including anthocyanins and flavanols, and previous research has shown improvement in a number of human health conditions with grape juice supplementation. In the current study, older […]
Antioxidant effect of astaxanthin on phospholipid peroxidation in human erythrocytes
Phospholipid hydroperoxides (PLOOH) accumulate abnormally in the erythrocytes of dementia patients, and dietary xanthophylls (polar carotenoids such as astaxanthin) are hypothesised to prevent the accumulation. In the present study, we conducted a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled human trial to assess the efficacy of 12-week astaxanthin supplementation (6 or 12 mg/d) on both astaxanthin and PLOOH levels in […]
Effect of compound Polygonum multiflorum extract on Alzheimer’s disease
Objective: To observe the clinical effect of compound Polygonum multiflorum extract on Alzheimer’s disease (AD).; Methods: We collected 209 AD patients, among whom 120 were treated with compound Polygonum multiflorum extract as a treatment group, 60 were treated with Polygonum multiflorum extract as a Chinese herb control group, and 29 were treated with Naofukang as […]