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Vegetables found to be good for the brain

More good news for vegetarians! A new study has shown that eating 2 or more green, leafy vegetables a day may decrease the decline in thinking ability during adulthood.

Scientists suspect that vegetables may help protect memory and thinking speed because they contain high amounts of vitamin E, an antioxidant that can help reduce the damage caused by free radicals, unstable oxygen molecules generated by normal metabolism that can damage neurons in the brain and contribute to dementia. However, researchers didn’t find the same properties with fruit possibly because the most common antioxidant found in them is Vitamin C, which hasn’t been consistently found to protect against mental deterioration.

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