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Polyphenols and Neurodegenerative Diseases

@inproceedings{Freitas2012PolyphenolsAN,
  title={Polyphenols and Neurodegenerative Diseases},
  author={Pedro Freitas},
  year={2012}
}
With the expansion of the aged population, the prevalence of age-associated disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease is growing, as well as the economic burden of its care and treatment. In this light, the preventive and therapeutic benefits of dietary polyphenols may directly improve human life and healthcare costs. Polyphenols display the capacity to protect neurons against oxidative stress, an ability to suppress neuroinflammation, and the potential to promote memory, learning and… Expand
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