Key Nutrient SLOWS Brain Shrinkage!
Did you know that people tend to shrink as they get older?
As men get older, they lose up to 1.5 inches, and women can shrink as much as 2 inches.
But when it comes to shrinkage, your height is the least of your concerns.
Because your brain shrinks as you age as well!
And those with the greatest amount of brain shrinkage are most at risk for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Researchers have just identified one key deficiency that can speed up brain shrinkage and age-related memory loss.
It’s one nutrient you don’t want to be missing out on.
Back in 2008, researchers found a connection between low vitamin B12 levels and brain shrinkage.
A few years later, reserachers found that supplementing with vitamin B12 (along with vitamin B6 and folate) could help slow brain shrinkage.
And in a more recent trial, researchers wanted to find out if vitamin B12 levels were also tied to memory loss.
For the study 121 people over age 65 took memory and brain function tests and then underwent brain imaging every 4.5 years.
They also had their blood levels checked for vitamin B12 levels, and for two markers of a B12 deficiency: high levels of homocysteine and methylmalonate.
They found that higher levels of the markers of B12 deficiency were tied to poorer scores on brain function tests and to smaller brain volume.
The researchers also found brain benefits from supplementing with vitamin B12.
Despite study after study, the researchers are still hesitant to recommend supplementing with vitamin B12 as a way to help slow brain shrinkage and prevent memory loss.
I say, what have you got to lose?
The connection is clearly there.
Vitamin B12 is safe and necessary for many body functions.
And as we’ve seen in these studies, not having enough could be devastating for your brain.
If you want to boost your levels, eat more B12 foods, like meat, fish, poultry, milk, and eggs.
You can also consider taking a B12 supplement.
Dr. Richard Gerhauser
P.S. Protecting your brain as you age is extremely important. Which is why I urge you to click here now and learn how your blood sugar could be destroying your brain.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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