Your best bet in keeping Alzhiemer's at bay is ... keep your brain fit! A recent study followed more than 10,000 men and women -- all of them twins. Researchers found that the twins who worked and kept their brains active lowered their risk of Alzheimer's disease by 22 percent!
High HDL cholesterol could help fight Alzheimer's Disease. Researchers at Columbia University’s Taub Institute, studied 1,130 older adults to examine the association of blood lipid (fat) levels with Alzheimer’s disease and found that high levels of HDL, the good cholesterol, were associated with a decreased risk of the disease.
Recently, high HDL cholesterol has been touted as a benefit in the fight against Alzheimer's Disease. A recent study found that high levels of HDL, the good cholesterol, appear to help preserve mental function in older people.