Drinking Juice, Good for Your Mind?

You know drinking juice is good for your body, but did you know it is also good for your mind?

Tosh Okamoto was part of a new study that found the connection.

Seattle researchers followed nearly 2000 adults for 10 years.

They found drinking fruit or vegetable juice, more than three times a week, cuts the risk of developing Alzheimer’s by 76 percent compared to drinking it once or twice a week.

"The theory is that the brain accumulates damage due to oxidation as we age, and if you can protect the brain from that damage, you can protect the person from Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia," explains Dr. Eric Larson, Seattle, Washington.

Antioxidants fight that process and there may be more in juice than in the actual fruit or vegetable.

Researchers saw the protective benefits from any type of juice.

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