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Flavonoids effect on the brain

In this video, Dr. David Field discusses whether flavonoids have an effect on brain function, as measured by neuroscientific techniques such as fMRI

Do flavonoids have an effect on the brain?

We have seen in the previous video that the evidence in support of the idea that flavonoids can have an effect on cognitive functions is mixed. However, scientists are also looking for evidence that flavonoids can have a direct effect on the brain. While not all flavonoids can reach the brain and affect it, some do, and there are a number of possible biological mechanisms that could explain their effect.

In this video we will briefly review the studies that investigate this interesting field, while over the rest of the week we will discuss other superfoods that could affect the brain and cognitive functions. We will also invite you to discuss whether you are interested in superfoods for their possible effects on brain and cognition, besides the ones on our physical health.

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