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More good news about vitamins and brain function has turned up in a study reported on by the Montreal Gazette. In a story titled, "Vitamin D may boost cognitive function in older brains," a study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry was examined. The research focused on more than 3,000 European men and the levels of vitamin D found in their blood. With a simple test using pen and paper, the researchers found that the men with higher levels of vitamin D performed consistently better when tested on their attention to the task and the speed at which their brain processed information than those with lower levels of the vitamin.

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