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February 25, 2013


Contrary to what is suggested by other research, a study published in the journal Neurology has found that the total level of antioxidants in the diet of people, such as lycopene, beta-carotene and vitamins C and E found in many foods, is unrelated to the risk of stroke or dementia. “The results are interesting because other studies have suggested that antioxidants may help protect against stroke and dementia,” said study author Elizabeth E. Devore, of Harvard University in Boston (USA) and the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam (Netherlands). However, the expert acknowledged that it is possible for individual antioxidants or foods that provide key antioxidants, more than the total level of antioxidants in the diet, contribute to a reduced risk of dementia and stroke found in previous studies, this particular expert .
The research involved the participation of 5,395 people over 55 years with no signs of dementia at the…

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