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Rerun imageCan Supplements Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer Disease?

Evidence suggests that antioxidants in fruits and vegetables may protect against Alzheimer disease, but are these compounds also effective in pill supplement form? How about supplements containing herbs and other essential nutrients? For the most part, scientific research has yet to prove the case either way, but here is what we do know right now about their safety and efficacy.