Monday, May 14, 2018
Courtesy of Russell R Van Hemert DC
Extra-virgin olive oil may prevent Alzheimer's
By Ana Sandoiu
New research suggests that extra-virgin olive oil - a key component of the Mediterranean diet - may protect the brain from Alzheimer's disease symptoms. Mouse experiments revealed changes in both cognitive performance and the appearance of nerve cells..
But new research moves closer to a prevention - and potentially reversing - strategy, by studying the effects of extra-virgin olive oil on the cognitive performance and brain health of mice.