Scientists from Howard University publish Ambrotose® complex study in the journal Perceptual & Motor Skills
Drs. Atiya N. Stancil and Leslie H. Hicks, both of Howard University in Washington, D.C., published a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study investigating the impact of Ambrotose complex on the brain function of 62 healthy young adults. The study showed that a single, one-tablespoon serving of Ambrotose complex significantly improved visual discrimination and working memory. Mannatech, Incorporated donated the product used in this study, which was funded by Kraft Foods, Inc. (1).
Previous double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials have demonstrated that ingestion of Ambrotose complex can enhance brain waves associated with attention or alertness (2), enhance concentration and improve mental reaction time (3), and improve memory (4).
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