Eat berries: they “clean up” your brain

August 24th, 2010 by

Berries “clean up” the brain: :

Scientists today reported the first evidence that eating blueberries, strawberries, and acai berries may help the aging brain stay healthy in a crucial but previously unrecognized way. Their study, presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), concluded that berries, and possibly walnuts, activate the brain’s natural “housekeeper” mechanism, which cleans up and recycles toxic proteins linked to age-related memory loss and other mental decline.

Let’s eat berries and discuss at the conference.  H/T Sierra Sciences and

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