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Study Shows B Vitamin Deficiencies Contribute to Memory Disorder

Posted May 14 2009 4:31pm

A Newswise article titled, "B-Vitamin Deficiency May Cause Vascular Cognitive Impairment," caught my eye, as I' m always looking for ways that we can help prevent dementia and other health problems through nutritional or other safe and readily available means. This particular article is about a Tufts University study that "...used an experimental model to examine the metabolic, cognitive, and microvascular effects of dietary B-vitamin deficiency." In a nutshell, the study found, "Mice fed a diet deficient in folate and vitamins B12 and B6 demonstrated significant deficits in spatial learning and memory compared with normal mice."

Read more on "B Vitamin Deficiencies and Memory Disorder" at ouralzheimers.com

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