Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ASGIS)(ISSN: 2582-1091)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 3

Functional Foods for Cognitive Development and Memory in People with Down Syndrome

Adriana Budelon of Macedo*

Estácio de Sá University - São Paulo-SP, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Adriana Budelon of Macedo, Estácio de Sá University - São Paulo-SP, Brazil.

Received: January 13, 2022; Published: February 22, 2022


Down syndrome or trisomy of par 21 is a genetically determined human condition that promotes intellectual disability and functional changes interfering in development. Food can combat free radicals by attenuating brain aging in people with Down Syndrome. This article aimed to present information about functional foods that can contribute to cognitive improvement and brain development in people with Down Syndrome. There is evidence that foods that are sources of choline, phosphatadilcholine and phosphatadilserine, such as green tea and turmeric, through supplementation can contribute to brain function. This is due to the neuroprotective compounds present in turmeric and choline being the precursor of neurotransmitters.

Keywords: Trisomy; Alzheimer 'S; Green Tea


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Citation: Adriana Budelon of Macedo. “Functional Foods for Cognitive Development and Memory in People with Down Syndrome”. Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 5.3 (2022): 51-58.


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