People Who Eat More Trans Fats Have Higher Dementia Risk

A new study that included the older Japanese population finds that people whose blood contains higher levels of trans fats were at higher risk of developing dementia compared to people with lower levels.People Who Eat More Trans Fats Have Higher Dementia Risk

For the study, a team of researchers used data from 1,628 people whose age was at least 60 years. None of them was diagnosed with dementia at the moment of blood sampling during a screening examination in 2002–2003. The participants were followed for 10 years and registered incidences of dementia.

The analysis of the collected data showed that those participants who had the highest levels of trans fats in blood had a 52% higher risk to develop dementia.

Study author Toshiharu Ninomiya, a professor in the department of epidemiology and public health at Kyushu University in Japan, says: “These public health efforts have the potential to help prevent dementia cases around the world, not to mention the decrease in heart disease and other conditions related to trans fats.”

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

A Fat Molecule in Avocados May Reduce Type 2 Diabetes

A Fat Molecule in Avocados May Reduce Type 2 Diabetes

A new study from the University of Guelph, Canada, suggests that a fat molecule that can be found only in avocados may reduce insulin resistance and thus reduce the type 2 diabetes. For the study, the researchers tested this avocado in mice. To do this, they fed mice...

[WpProQuiz 1]

Featured Products

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

Kangoo Jumps Training: 5 Beginner Exercises

Kangoo Jumps Training: 5 Beginner Exercises

In childhood, many of us dreamed of learning to jump high. Now, after years, it became easier - Kangoo Jumps has appeared. This is one of the relatively new, but quickly gaining popularity types of fitness training. There are several advantages of jumpers. ...

read more