Sunday, October 12, 2008

Grape Seed Extract Thwarts Alzheimer’s

Srop Aging Now
Healthier Longer Life Through Knowledge and Nutrition
By Gale Maleskey, MS, RD
Registered Dietitian
Grape seed extract is showing potential as a way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related memory loss. A study by researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in New York City, found that the extract prevented the build-up of amyloid plaques, large protein molecules that interfere with brain function. Amyloid plaques are considered a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, but the truth is, they’re found in most older brains. People with Alzheimer’s just have more of them.

Grape seed extract is loaded with polyphenols, especially one group called....read the whole article

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