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Can dietary supplements maintain cognition in mid- to late-life?: COMMENTARY ON… COCHRANE CORNER

  • Alexander L. W. Smith (a1)


Cognitive health, and prevention of its decline to dementia, has risen in prominence with a corresponding exploration of modifiable risk factors to prevent a decline in cognitive health with age. This commentary discusses a new Cochrane review that examines the effect of vitamin and mineral supplementation in maintaining cognitive health in cognitively healthy adults in mid- and late-life. From a heterogeneous body of evidence, the quality of which ranged from very low to moderate, the review draws the conclusions of little or no benefit of supplements.


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Correspondence Dr Alexander Smith, Cotswold House, Warneford Hospital, Warneford Lane, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK. Email:


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  • Alexander L. W. Smith (a1)


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