Reduced risk of dementia is seen with caffeine intake, exercise

11/2/2012 | Orlando Sentinel (Fla.)

A study published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine found that caffeine consumption may reduce the risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease because of its ability to bind to cerebral adenosine receptors. Another study, published in the journal Stroke, showed that regular exercise in seniors can reduce the chance of developing vascular-related dementia by 40% and cognitive impairment by 60%.

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