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PHOENIX TOP RESEARCHER ON ALZHEIMER’S IS NOTED IN THIS SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN ARTICLE

Dr. Eric Reiman is a noted researcher specializing in brain imaging.  His pioneering studies at the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

http://banneralz.org/

are providing insight into patients with the earliest stages of memory loss and Alzheimer’s.

This is a great update on the latest information about Alzheimer’s Disease and what we can expect in the future.  Sobering information with some inspiring thoughts on the potential for the latest research.  Read it here:

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/61406543/ScientificAm2010final_alzheimer%27s_article.pdf

 

MEMORY IS FOR THE BERRIES….REALLY…IT IS!

A recent study of the dietary habits of 16,000 patients, published in the Annals of Neurology, showed that consumption of berries (blueberries and strawberries) was associated with a reduced change of developing memory loss.
Either one serving of blueberries or two servings of strawberries provided the benefit. It is thought that the flavinoid chemicals in berries provides the protective effect.