Review Article - Journal of Public Health and Nutrition (2018) Volume 1, Issue 2
Current Alzheimers management with berries fruits therapy.
Nature has lots of flora-bearing fruits, vegetables with human beings. Berries contain a powerful source of natural antioxidants. Berries plays an essential role in prevention and therapy of various neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s disease and other neuronal dysfunctions as they are a diverse source of a large variety of nutritive, nonnutritive and bioactive compounds. Polyphenolic antioxidants present in different varieties of berries present in phyto-compounds which are present in nature may be used as a cure to delay neuro-degeneration, improvement of memory and cognitive function of frontal lobes. Berries such as Strawberry, Blueberry, Blackberry etc., have also confirmed neuroprotective effect against the AD. The molecular mechanism behind this therapeutic effect is the association of discrete signalling pathways by the work of phytonutrients which results in protein folding and neuro-inflammation. In Alzheimer’s, the neuroprotective properties of the diversely occurring bioactive components of the berries have been used and tabulated in this review.Author(s): Rahul Singh