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Posted on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - 1:10 am:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Researchers have discovered that epicatechin, a compound in dark chocolate, may protect your brain after a stroke by increasing cellular signals that shield nerve cells from damage.

This might also protect against MSG-toxicity if it is taken as a high dose suplement.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-05/jhmi-hdc050510.php
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20442725


Also. The herb Uncaria sinensis (relatee to Cat's Claw) used in Asian traditional medicine might be helpful:

From Journal of Traditional Medicines (in Japanese only) ”Protective effect of Uncaria sinensis on glutamate-induced acute neuronal death in cultured rat cerebellar granule cells”
http://sciencelinks.jp/j-east/article/199916/000019991699A0414704.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncaria

It would be great if someone could find these substances, try them and report back.

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