Resveratrol and Cognition-Menopausal Women

Resveratrol Improves Cognitive Performance in Menopausal Women

A new clinical study examining Resveratrol supplementation and its ability to support Healthy Aging in Women was just released showing the benefits this phyto-nutrient has on cognition, cerebrovascular function and cardiometabolic markers in postmenopausal women. 125 postmenopausal women, participated in this 24 month randomized, placebo-controlled crossover trial.  Participants between the ages of 45 – 85…

Ginkgo Biloba and MS

Ginkgo Biloba Helps Slow Cognitive Decline In MS

According to current research, people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) may slow the rate of cognitive decline with Ginkgo Biloba supplementation. 23 people with mild MS, participated in this double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study.  The study lasted 6 months.  Better performance on neuropsychological tests was seen in the participants who supplemented with the Ginkgo Biloba when compared…

Vitamin E and Cognition-Adolescents

Study Finds Vitamin E Levels, Physical Activity, Correlated with Better Cognitive Performance in Adolescents

Academic performance was higher in a study done with school students classified as highly or moderately physically active.  Serum levels of Vitamin E were also higher in these more active students. 120 students (70 boys and 50 girls) around 16 years of age participated in this study.  The students were enrolled in 6 different schools…

Resveratrol-Green Tea and Neurodegeneraton

Actions of Green Tea and Red Wine Compounds May Slow Neurodegeneration

New research suggests the nutritional compounds (phytonutreints) found naturally in Red Wine (Tannic Acid-TA) and Green Tea (EGCG-Epigallocatechin gallate) may inhibit the creation of the toxic metabolites that contribute to the progressive loss of function and structure of neurons, including the death of neurons which are seen in Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease. These nutritional…