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Blueberry Extract for Brain and Heart Enhancement

Updated 1 May 2024
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As the search for cognitive enhancers continues, a notable candidate has emerged in the form of blueberry extract. Known for its rich anthocyanin content, blueberry extract has been the focus of scientific studies to uncover its potential benefits for cognitive and cardiovascular health.

In this article, we explore the findings from a recent clinical study titled, "Wild Blueberry Extract Intervention in Healthy Older Adults: A Multi-Study, Randomized, Controlled Investigation of Acute Cognitive and Cardiovascular Effects." It sheds light on how this natural supplement could support the aging brain and heart.

Study Design

The clinical study employed a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled cross-over design, which is considered the gold standard for clinical trials. This approach minimizes bias and allows researchers to measure the effects of the blueberry extract more accurately.

The study population consisted of healthy older adults aged 68–75 years. Participants were assigned to various treatment groups, receiving different doses of blueberry extract or a placebo. Cognitive performance, blood pressure, and heart rate were measured at several points during the study to assess the extract's effects over an acute timeframe.

Study Results

The results indicated a significant improvement in certain cognitive tasks following the intake of blueberry extract. Specifically, participants demonstrated enhanced executive function and episodic memory, which are critical for daily decision-making and memory recall.

Moreover, the study reported acute reductions in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure among participants who consumed blueberry extract. These findings suggest that the extract has the potential to support not only cognitive health but also cardiovascular health.


For healthy individuals, particularly those using supplements like Thrivous, the study’s findings are promising. Regular consumption of blueberry extract could potentially enhance cognitive function and provide cardiovascular benefits. As always, it's essential to consult with healthcare professionals before starting any new supplement regimen.

Although the study focused on acute effects, the long-term implications of consistent blueberry extract supplementation on cognitive health warrant further investigation. Nevertheless, the study presents an exciting possibility for individuals seeking natural ways to maintain and improve their cognitive abilities and overall heart health over time.

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