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Strawberries and blueberries are good for

March 14 2007
10:20

Researchers at Tufts University are confident that such berries as strawberries and blueberries can slow the aging of the brain and protect it from harmful radiation.

The scientists conducted experiments on laboratory rats. The scientists fed some animal feed with extracts of strawberry and blueberry. Then they were subjected to irradiation. In rats, measured levels of dopamine - the neurotransmitter produced by the organism, the number of which are directly dependent memory, learning ability and attention.

The irradiated rats that received extracts of both fruit, pass through a maze of control is not inferior to those animals that were not subjected to irradiation, and the levels of dopamine, they conform to normal.

While the rats exposed to radiation, but did not receive grapes showed low levels of dopamine and poor orientation in the maze. Media Reports activist.

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