Nutrient in mother's diet may help fight Alzheimer's in offspring

CATHARINE PADDOCK | January 9, 2019

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In the study, scientists bred mice that were genetically predisposed to develop hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease from females whose diet contained added choline. The descendants of these females developed fewer disease-associated brain changes and had improved memory skills compared with those of non-supplemented mice. The researchers, who are from Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe and the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix, AZ, bred two generations of mice from the choline-supplemented females.

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