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Higher HDL Cholesterol Levels Linked To Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

Higher HDL (“good” cholesterol) levels seem to be linked to reduced Alzheimer’s risk in older individuals. High total cholesterol and triglycerides (dyslipidemia) and late-onset Alzheimer’s disease are highly prevalent in western societies. Approximately 1% of individuals age 65 to 69 years develop Alzheimer’s, with the prevalence increasing to over 60% for individuals older than 95… Read More »

An Antioxidant Rich Diet Reduces Stroke Risk

A study reports that women who consumed an antioxidant-rich diet had a lesser number of strokes whether or not they had a cardiovascular disease history. Consuming foods rich in antioxidants can decrease stroke risk by inhibiting inflammation and oxidative stress. This means individuals should consume more foods like vegetables and fruit which are contributing to… Read More »