Vitamin E reduces risk of Alzheimer’s disease

High plasma levels of vitamin E forms and reduced Alzheimer's disease risk in advanced age.

This study investigated the association between blood levels of vitamin E and the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease among older individuals. 232 people without dementia were followed-up to 6 years to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease. The investigation revealed that high blood levels of vitamin E were associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease in advanced age. Further details can be found in the study.
Mangialasche F, Kivipelto M, Mecocci P, Rizzuto D, Palmer K, Winblad B, Fratiglioni L. High plasma levels of vitamin E forms and reduced Alzheimer's disease risk in advanced age. J Alzheimers Dis. 2010;20(4):1029-37


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