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Medium-chain fatty acids for the prevention or treatment of Alzheimer's disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Castro, C., Dias, C., Sohrabi, H.ORCID: 0000-0001-8017-8682, Shah, T., Chatterjee, P., Hillebrandt, H., Fuller, S., Garg, M. and Martins, R. (2022) Medium-chain fatty acids for the prevention or treatment of Alzheimer's disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society, 99 (Suppl. 1). p. 96.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1002/aocs.12654
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Abstract

In preclinical AD, the brain gradually becomes insulin resistant causing a cellular energy deficit, which leads to the accumulation of free radicals increasing inflammation and damaging neurons, thus ketone bodies offer an alternative energy source having the potential to supply the insulin-resistant brain with energy and may improve cognition.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Centre for Healthy Ageing
Publisher: Wiley
Copyright: © 2019 American Oil Chemists' Society
Other Information: 2022 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, May 1- 4, 2022
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/66626
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