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Study: Vitamins, Omega-3s may keep brain from shrinking

Source: USA Today
By Jenifer Goodwin, HealthDay

Dr. Marc. L. Gordon, Chief, Neurology, Zucker Hillside Hospital, comments on a study that finds that vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids may help older adults retain brain function.

Older adults with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins B, C, D and E in their blood performed better on certain measures of thinking abilities, and also tended to have larger brain volume, a new study finds.

Seniors with high levels of trans fats in their blood fared worse on certain thinking tests than those with lower levels of the unhealthy fats, and also had more brain shrinkage....

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