Clemson college students plant blueberries at Clemson Downs Assisted Dwelling


Clemson students plant blueberries at Clemson Downs Assisted Living


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WEBVTT VOLUNTEERS PLANTEDBLUEBERRIES.>> DIGGING UP DIRT AND PLANTINGROOTS IN THE COMMUNITY GARDENAND SENDING A MESSAGE ABOUTCOGNITIVE HEALTH.>> THIS LITTLE FRUIT IS NOT ONLYTASTY, IT HAS ANTIOXIDANTS THATCAN HELP FIGHT MEMORY LOSS.>> IT ACCELERATES NEUROGENESISIN THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEURONS,CONNECTIONS BETWEEN THE BRAINCELLS.>> STUDENT VOLUNTEERS PLANTEDFOR BLUEBERRY BUSHES.IN HONOR OF DR. CHERYL DIE,PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC HEALTHSCIENCE A CLEMSON THAT HASDEVOTED HER LIFE TO BRAINHEALTH.>> MY MOTHER DIED FROMALZHEIMER’S DISEASE A COUPLEYEARS TO GO AND THAT HEIGHTENSMY COMMITMENT.>> THERE ARE 90,000 DIAGNOSEDCASES IN SOUTH CAROLINA ALONE.IT IS KNOWN TO HAVE POSITIVEEFFECTS ON THE MIND.EATING A COUPLE OF BLUEBERRIES ADAY.>> IT IS BETTER TO HAVE THEMFRESH OR IF THEY ARE FROZEN,BARELY THAWED.I ADD THEM WITH OATMEAL IN THEWINTER AND YOGURT IN THE SUMMER.>I THINK PEOPLE THINK ABOUT HEARTHEALTH WITH THAT.

Clemson students plant blueberries at Clemson Downs Assisted Living


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