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Fruit and vegetable juice may protect against Alzheimer's. Q. Dai et al, American Journal of Medicine;119(9):751-59, 2006

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Fruit and vegetable juice may protect against Alzheimer's. Q. Dai et al, American Journal of Medicine;119(9):751-59, 2006

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A study of the diets & health outcomes of 1,836 Japanese Americans aged 65 plus for 10 years found that those who had drunk 4 or more glasses of fruit & veg juice a week were nearly 5 times less likely to get Alzheimer's.  A substance called polyphenol in the juice might disrupt the accumulation clumps of beta-amyloid protein in the brain which is linked to the disease.

Q Dai et al. ‘Fruit and vegetable juices and Alzheimer's disease: the Kame Project’, American Journal of Medicine;119(9)751-59, 2006 

Click here for the abstract.