Aging: Good Cholesterol, Good Memory

By | July 1, 2008

Aging Good Cholesterol Good Memory

People are often advised to try to keep up their levels of so-called good cholesterol to reduce their risk of heart disease. But high levels may also help prevent a decline in memory, a new study says.

Researchers found that people with more high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as HDL, did better on memory tests than people with lower levels did. The study, led by Archana Singh-Manoux, appears in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart Association Journal. – more on nytimes

I think you find good cholesterol in eggs… or something… I can’t remember.

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