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Dietary mineral intake and risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment: the PATH Through Life Project

Cherbuin, Nicolas; Kumar, Rajeev; Sachdev, Perminder; Anstey, Kaarin


Background: Higher dietary intake of potassium, calcium, and magnesium is protective against ischemic strokes while being also associated with a decreased risk of all-cause dementia. The effect of dietary iron intake on cerebral function is less clear but iron is also implicated in Alzheimer neuropathology. The aim of this study was to investigate whether dietary intake of these minerals was also associated with increased risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment (amnestic) and other Mild Cognitive...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-02-04
Type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience 6.4 (2014)
DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2014.00004


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