Flavonoids


Canva - Close-Up Photography of Lemons (1).jpgAccording to NCBI, “The neuroprotective actions of dietary flavonoids involve a number of effects within the brain, including a potential to protect neurons against injury induced by neurotoxins, an ability to suppress neuroinflammation, and the potential to promote memory, learning and cognitive function.”  Though flavonoids have long been known to help prevent heart disease and blood clots, researchers now believe they also support brain health. One way they do this is by protecting the brain from neurotoxins. Some research suggests that flavonoids may aid memory, learning, and overall cognitive function as well.  Additionally, flavanoids may help spur the growth of brain cells in the hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with memory.  In addition to promoting brain cell growth and improving overall brain function, flavonoids work as antioxidants. They may also potentially protect against a variety of brain disorders, particularly age-related did generation such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. Researchers believe neuroinflammation contributes to the onset of these diseases by killing nerve cells, as well as Audi to the brain injury that occurs in Strokes. Flavonoids may help reduce neuroinflammation and protect against cell death. Recent studies show that flavonoids Aid communication among neurons, support new cell growth, and help nerve cells adapt to changes, synaptic plasticity. a recently concluded long-term studies show that eating flavonoids help healthy people do better on cognitive tests with the Improvement of being cumulative oh, those who wait flavonoids over a long. Of time, significantly performed better than those who did not. Because flavonoids help improve blood flow, they also create an indirect benefit for the brain, as cardiovascular systems such as hardening of the arteries can cause stroke. Plus, better circulation brings more nutrients to the brain. New research suggests that flavonoids from citrus fruits have an easier time crossing the blood-brain barrier.  so stock up those oranges, limes, and lemons.

 

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flavonoidsAccording to  ANHI, Recent findings have suggested that in lower amounts, typical of those attained in the diet, flavonoids may exert pharmacological activity within the cells.”  Flavonoids have been proven to have a number of benefits for the brain.  Brain injury has many negative side-effects, including brain inflamation.  Flavonoids help improve the condition of neuroinflammation and has been doctor recommended.  ANHI continued to say, “Dr. Vauzour discusses the impact of nutritional antioxidants on neuroinflammation and neurocognitive performance, and the role of flavonoids and their anti-inflammatory properties in cognitive protection.”  The main  sources of flavonoids include:

Tea

Citrus fruit

Apples

Berries

Soy

 

 

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