By Nurse Mark
We at the Wellness Club have long championed the use of Grape Seed Extract – it is one of our most useful herbal recommendations for a wide variety of reasons.
Grape Seed Extract contains chemicals called polyphenols which are potent natural antioxidants.
A recent news article detailing the work of Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers who studied the effect of the polyphenols that occur in Grape Seed Extract in preventing the formation of a substance that is known to cause the neurotoxicity associated with Alzheimer disease.
Here is a quote from one of the researchers:
“Since naturally occurring polyphenols are also generally commercially available as nutritional supplements and have negligible adverse events even after prolonged periods of treatment, this new finding holds significant promise as a preventive method or treatment, and is being tested in translational studies in Alzheimer’s disease patients,”
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