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Vitamin E and Memory: Is It Vascular Protection?

Joshua W. Miller
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-4887.2000.tb07540.x 109-111 First published online: 1 April 2000


Vitamin E per unit serum cholesterol has been found to correlate with memory performance in a recent analysis of data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Because vitamin E is thought to be protective against vascular disease, this finding is consistent with the growing body of evidence that implicates vascular disease and vascular disease risk factors in age-related cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease.

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