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Coffee, Tea, Turmeric and Beyond: Zero-In on Essential Polyphenols by Capt. Randall

Articles appear daily touting the benefits of blueberries, chocolate, red wine, olives, grape seeds/skin and thousands of other herbs, oils, extracts, spices and ferments. These are usually accompanied by strange words like quercetin, anthocyanins, flavonoids and tongue twisters like epigallocatechin that fly over the head of average people just trying to improve their health. Few look any further, much less review the actual chemistry involved.

Nuts Increase Cognitive Scores Among Elderly Women

Nuts Increase Cognitive Scores Among Elderly Women

Researchers from Harvard University and Brigham and Women's Hospital have confirmed that eating more nuts every day will increase cognitive skills - at least among elderly women.

For six years, the researchers followed 16,010 women who 70 years old or older, and 15,467 completed the final cognitive interviews.

The researchers utilized phone call interviews of the women to track their diets and test their cognitive skills. They used the standardized test called the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status, or TICS. This tests for cognition using memory recall, fluency and attention testing.

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