Eating more fruits, which is rich in vitamin E, can help the protect your brain from Alzheimer’s, according to a new study.
The research of fruit, which was published in the Archives of Neurology, discovered that getting more information about vitamin E into your diet fruit by eating fruit can offer protection from the disease.
In the study called the Rotterdam Study researchers are from the Netherlands followed 5,395 healthy men and women, aged 55 and older, for 10 years to examine the link between vitamin E, vitamin C, beta carotene and flavonoids with the long-term risk of dementia.
Participants whose diets persons are provided the most vitamin E were 26 per cent less likely to develop the Alzheimer’s compared to those who consumed the least.
Previous studies of vitamin E, carried out by researchers at Columbia University have similar findings.
It found that people who are ate nutrients specifically selected for brain health such as certain fruits and vegetables have a 40 per cent lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease compared within those who did not top up their vitamin proportion with fruit.
“Diet is almost certainly the easiest way to modify the disease risk,” disease researcher Yian Gu said.