Daily News (South Africa)
In the six-month US study, half of the participants will have two eggs a day, and will be compared with a control group who won't have eggs.
Both groups will be tested for memory, reasoning, verbal fluency and attention span - a decline in these is a major risk factor for the development of dementia later in life.
Eggs are one of the best sources of two antioxidants, lutein and zeaxanthin, which previous research suggests can improve cognitive function.
The researchers, at
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