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An Apple Juice a Day…

A growing body of evidence demonstrates that we can take steps to delay age-related cognitive decline, including, in some cases, that which accompanies Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published in the January 2009 issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Laboratory studies on mice showed that apple juice stemmed the production of a small protein fragment called beta amyloid – which is commonly found in brains of Alzheimer’s disease sufferers.
Thomas B Shea PhD of the University of Massachusetts carried out a number of laboratory studies demonstrating that drinking apple juice helped mice perform better than normal in maze trials, and prevented the decline in performance that was otherwise observed in these mice as they aged.

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