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Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 926082, 3 pages
Nutrition and Dementia
1Faculty of Medicine, Section of Medical Genetics and Pisa University Hospital (AOUP), Via S. Giuseppe 22, 56126 Pisa, Italy
2IRCCS, Oasi Maria SS Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
3Department of Psychology, Section of Neuroscience, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185 Rome, Italy
4Nutrition and Brain Health Laboratory, Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science, and Nutrition, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 71600, Israel
Received 6 May 2012; Accepted 6 May 2012
Copyright © 2012 Fabio Coppedè et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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