Maple syrup could help to prevent Alzheimer’s, scientists say

They also found that for patients who have already been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, their lifespan could be extended by increasing their intake of maple syrup.
Maple syrup could help to prevent Alzheimer's and prolong the lives of those already diagnosed with the disease.

Maple syrup is a great addition to your pancakes, but new research has suggested that it can do more than make your breakfast taste delicious.

According to researchers at the American Chemical Society, the popular syrup could help to stop the brain cell damage that causes Alzheimer’s disease.

The researchers examined results from 24 studies focused on promoting a healthy brain through diet and found that authentic maple syrup – which comes from the sap of a maple tree – could help to prevent proteins found in the brain from “clumping” together and triggering the disease – a process known as fibrillation. Full Story

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