Fruit and vegetable juices and Alzheimer's disease: the Kame Project.

  title={Fruit and vegetable juices and Alzheimer's disease: the Kame Project.},
  author={Qi Dai and Amy R. Borenstein and Yougui Wu and James C. Jackson and Eric B. Larson},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={119 9},
BACKGROUND Growing evidence suggests that oxidative damage caused by the beta-amyloid peptide in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease may be hydrogen peroxide mediated. Many polyphenols, the most abundant dietary antioxidants, possess stronger neuroprotection against hydrogen peroxide than antioxidant vitamins. METHODS We tested whether consumption of fruit and vegetable juices, containing a high concentration of polyphenols, decreases the risk of incident probable Alzheimer's disease in… CONTINUE READING
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