Vitamin B may prevent brain loss

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One in 8 Americans age 60 or older report having at least some memory loss and roughly 35% of them report problems with brain function, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

While this doesn’t always lead to full-blown dementia, the number of older people in the United States struggling with cognitive issues is growing:

The CDC predicts the number of people in the U.S. with dementia – including its most common form, Alzheimer’s disease – will nearly triple to roughly 14 million people by 2060.

Previous studies suggest there are ways to prevent or delay many types of cognitive loss

This Health & Medicine Lab video talks about how vitamin B could help prevent brain loss.

If you care about nutrition, please read studies about vitamin that is critical to cancer prevention, and why vitamin K is so important for older people.

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