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Fruit polyphenolics and brain aging: nutritional interventions targeting age-related neuronal and behavioral deficits.

  title={Fruit polyphenolics and brain aging: nutritional interventions targeting age-related neuronal and behavioral deficits.},
  author={Rachel L. Galli and Barbara Shukitt-Hale and Kuresh A. Youdim and James A. Joseph},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
Nutritional interventions, in this case, increasing dietary intake of fruits and vegetables, can retard and even reverse age-related declines in brain function and in cognitive and motor performance in rats. Our lab has shown that as Fischer 344 rats age their brains are increasingly vulnerable to oxidative stress. Dietary supplementation with fruit or vegetable extracts high in antioxidants (e.g., blueberry, BB, spinach, respectively) can decrease this vulnerability to oxidative stress as… 

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