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Inflammaging, foods and the brain

In this video, the Università di Torino describes the main characteristics of inflammaging and how it can affect the brain.

What is inflammaging?

This topic has been hotly debated in the scientific community, especially in recent years, as it might be responsible for some of the symptoms and illnesses related to aging. Inflammaging can be responsible not only for physical effects of aging, but for cognitive symptoms too. In this video, we will also see one possible explanation of why this happens. Lastly, we will mention some foods and medications that might help fight it.

This video is the last for this activity and this week, but more biological topics will be presented in the next (and final) week of this course, continuing the focus on the relationships between food and the brain.

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