AARP-Funded Researchers Say Forget About Supplements To Improve Memory
Studies on supplements and brain health find no benefit in people with normal nutrient levels, says a group of 27 experts brought together by the American Association of Retired Persons. High-quality clinical studies of safety and efficacy of supplements in brain health outcomes are needed, they say.
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