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  • Study links nutrition to brain health and intelligence in older adults

    A new study links blood levels of a key nutrient to brain structure and intelligence in older adults.

    Psychology professor Aron Barbey, left, graduate student Marta Zamroziewicz, postdoctoral researcher Chris Zwilling and their colleagues conducted a new study linking blood levels of a key nutrient to brain structure and intelligence in older adults.

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  • Editor’s notes:
    To reach Aron Barbey, email barbey@illinois.edu.
    To reach Marta Zamroziewicz, email mzamro2@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Parahippocampal Cortex Mediates the Relationship Between Lutein and Crystallized Intelligence in Healthy, Older Adults” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00297