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Published: 26 Dec 2022
Association of dietary intake of flavonols and cognitive ability
- Higher dietary intake of flavonols and some of their constituents may be associated with slower rates of cognitive decline.
Why this matters
- Previous studies have linked the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of flavonoids with slower rates of cognitive decline.
- The relationship between total and individual flavonols and cognitive decline warrants further research as dietary modification may be an effective approach to lowering the risk of cognitive decline.