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Flush These "Dementia Markers" Out of Your Blood Stream


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Daily supplementation using a natural pigment called astaxanthin -- the same coloring that gives flamingos their pink appearance -- can reduce the accumulation of phospholipid hydroperoxides.

These compounds accumulate in the red blood cells of people who suffer from dementia, and scientists now believe that astaxanthin could help prevent dementia, including Alzheimer's.


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