Relation of the tocopherol forms to incident Alzheimer disease and to cognitive change.

@article{Morris2005RelationOT,
  title={Relation of the tocopherol forms to incident Alzheimer disease and to cognitive change.},
  author={Martha Clare Morris and Denis A. Evans and Christy C Tangney and Julia L. Bienias and Robert Smith Wilson and Neelum Thanik Aggarwal and Paul A. Scherr},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={508-14}
}
BACKGROUND High intake of vitamin E from food (tocopherol), but not from supplements (which usually contain alpha-tocopherol), is inversely associated with Alzheimer disease. OBJECTIVE We examined whether food intakes of vitamin E, alpha-tocopherol equivalents (a measure of the relative biologic activity of tocopherols and tocotrienols), or individual tocopherols would protect against incident Alzheimer disease and cognitive decline over 6 y in participants of the Chicago Health and Aging… CONTINUE READING
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