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Antioxidants Reduce Risk of Alzheimer Disease

A recent study suggests that a high dietary intake of vitamin C and vitamin E may lower the risk of Alzheimer disease. Oxidative stresses in the body are believed to contribute to the development of Alzheimer disease. Antioxidants, such as Vitamins C and E, help reduce oxidative stresses within the body. Some excellent sources of the antioxidants vitamin C and E include citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables, nuts, seeds and fish oils.

Source: JAMA. 2002;287:3223-3229