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    Default Green Tea And Resveratrol Reduce Alzheimer's Plaques

    Tufts University
    November 13 2022

    Two common compounds, green tea catechins and resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, reduce the formation of Alzheimer’s-associated amyloid plaques in brain tissue.

    Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, affecting more than 6 million Americans, and its incidence is expected to rise in the coming decades.

    The cause of the disease in its most common form, which is not genetically based, is not well understood. This makes treatment difficult, but progress is being made. Using a 3D model of living human brain cells, Tufts researchers earlier this year showed that the common herpes virus could induce plaques in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

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    Always helpful to know what to include on our menu as we age.
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