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Weekly Health Quiz: India, Seeds and Stress


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1 Which of the following plant compounds has recently been found to inhibit formation of amyloid beta plaque in the brain — associated with Alzheimer's disease — and to dissolve arterial plaque associated with heart disease?

  • Resveratrol
  • Anthocyanins
  • Vitamin C
  • Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG)

    Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant found in green tea, has been shown to dissolve arterial plaque and inhibit amyloid beta plaque formation in the brain, thereby lowering your risk for heart disease and Alzheimer's. Learn more.


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