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Raise HDL Cholesterol and Improve Memory

Posted by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN on October 10, 2008

I recently published an article titled How to Raise HDL the Good Cholesterol and I just came across another great reason to boost HDL numbers.

A study published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology indicates higher HDL levels equal higher scores on memory tests. This was a 5 year study of ~3700 men and women with an average age of 55 to 61 years-old. The memory test included hearing a list of twenty words and then writing down all the words participants could remember within 2 minutes.

No link was found between triglycerides nor total cholesterol and memory performance. Nor was a link identified between HDL and Alzheimer’s.

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