Flavonoid Intake Associated With Risk For Alzheimer’s Disease

According to recent research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition a low intake of flavonoid rich foods is linked with a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Over the next 40 years experts are projecting that the number of Americans over the age of 65 will more than double, and along with this increase so will the conditions that are associated with aging also increase.

Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia, experts are predicting that there will be 13.8 million people aged 65+ living with this disease in America by 2050. Although AD is becoming increasingly common the exact cause of this disease continues to be elusive but a growing body of evidence suggests that diet may play a role.

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