A Spicy Memory Booster? Daily Wasabi May Enhance Memory in Seniors

A new study from Japan suggests that wasabi, the pungent green condiment served with sushi, could have powerful memory-enhancing effects. Researchers found that taking just 100 milligrams of wasabi extract daily led to significant improvements in short-term and long-term memory in healthy older adults after three months.

The spice contains high levels of the antioxidant compound 6-MSITC, which may reduce inflammation in the brain’s memory centers. With dementia cases rising globally, could a daily dab of wasabi be a simple way to keep our minds sharp as we age? Read the full article published by US News here.

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