Pomegranate and brain health

Ghazi Daradkeh*, M. M. Essa, R. K. Parvathy, S. Subash, S. Al-Adawi, M. Akbar, M. I. Waly, Gilles J. Guillemin, A. M. Brown

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    Abstract

    Increasing amounts of evidence clearly demonstrate the efficacy of the polyphenolic antioxidants found in natural products improving brain performance and health. Vegetables and fruits might be able to reduce or block the neuronal death that occurs during various neuro-pathological conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, hypoxia, Parkinson's disease, etc. Recently, consumption of pomegranate fruits has been well demonstrated to attenuate neuro-degenerative processes of the brain due to the presence of various active components. In this chapter, we review the mechanism of action of pomegranates on brain health.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationFood and Brain Health
    EditorsM. M. Essa, Mushtaq A. Memon, Mohammed Akbar
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherNova Science Publishers
    Pages151-168
    Number of pages18
    ISBN (Electronic)9781631177385
    ISBN (Print)9781631177347
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    Publication series

    Name Food and Beverage Consumption and Health

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