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Vitamin B 12 Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease (Loss of Memory in Old Age)

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Vitamin B12 may help protect against Alzheimer's disease, according to a study held by Scientist at Newyork.

The public doesn't need to know how they studied and how they get the conclusion. The important thing is the conclusion of the study "Vitamin B12 helps to prevent Alzheimer's Disease in the latter stages of life.

Sources of Vitamin B12:
source of Vitamin B12 are meat, dairy products eggs Fermented soy products,
seaweeds and algae Spirulina, algae available as a dietary supplement in tablet form, and nori, a seaweed, have both appeared to contain significant amounts of B12 after analysis.

Bacteria present in the large intestine are able to synthesise B12.
Good sources of vitamin B12 for vegetarians are dairy products or free-range eggs. ½ pint of milk (full fat or semi-skimmed). Fermentation in the manufacture of yoghurt destroys much of the B12 present. Boiling milk can also destroy much of the B12.
Vegans are recommended to ensure their diet includes foods fortified with vitamin B12. A range of B12 fortified foods is available. These include yeast extracts, Vecon vegetable stock, veggieburger mixes, textured vegetable protein, soy milk, vegetable and sunflower margarine, and breakfast cereals.

What is Alzheimer's Disease?
           Alzheimer's Disease is a brain disorder in which a patient suffers from loss of memory, it becomes difficult for him to create new memory and recall recent events, his thinking impairs, other symptoms include confusion, irritability and aggression, mood swings, language breakdown, long-term memory loss, and the general withdrawal of the sufferer as their senses decline. Gradually, bodily functions are lost, ultimately leading to death. individual prognosis is difficult to assess, as the duration of the disease varies. AD develops for an indeterminate period of time before becoming fully apparent, and it can progress undiagnosed for years. The mean life expectancy following diagnosis is approximately seven years. Fewer than three per cent of individuals live more than fourteen years after diagnosis, this disease is caused by degenerative changes in the brain.

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