July 22, 2004, as reported by Just-Food.com: Harvard study
suggests women who eat green vegetables may reduce their
memory loss due to aging.
The study performed at Harvard's Brigham and Women's
Hospital found that women in their 60s who ate more
cruciferous and green leafy vegetables containing B
vitamins and antioxidants such as broccoli, cauliflower
and spinach went on to show less overall memory loss
in their 70s.
Meanwhile, another study from the Karolinska Institute
in Stockholm, Sweden, indicated that men and women with
high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and obesity in
middle age ran a six-fold greater risk of acquiring
Alzheimer’s disease than people without any of