Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Lutein, the leafy-green nutrient, may help keep your mind young

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Healthy Green Veggies

We hope you load up on veggies and greens as much as you can each week. After all, countless studies have shown that the plant compounds and fiber can provide myriad health benefits—from a reduced risk of heart disease to a lower chance of obesity.

Now we have a new one for the pile: A key ingredient in foods like kale and spinach can keep your brain performing like a younger person’s, according to a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign shows. The scientists looked at the neural activity of 60 adults aged 25 to 45, and tested their levels of lutein, a type of antioxidant carotenoid known to support vision. (It's also found in high amounts in eggs and avocados.)


"The neuro-electrical signature of older participants with higher levels of lutein looked much more like their younger counterparts than their peers with less lutein," said study head Anne Walk, Ph.D., a postdoctoral student in the in the Neurocognitive Kinesiology Lab and the Body...

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