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Each 100 mg of dietary cholesterol intake associated with a 10% lower risk of Alzheimer’s
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Each 100 mg intake of cholesterol per day was associated with a 10% lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease, although this difference was not quite statistically significant, but almost. (Close enough for me.)
Each 0.5 eggs eaten per day was associated with a 11% lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease, although this difference was not quite statistically significant, but almost. (Close enough for me.)
Half an egg contains very roughly 100 mg of cholesterol.
Subjects: 2497 men, aged 42-60 years-old followed for 22 years
The study followed 2497 men, aged 42-60 years-old in 1984-1989, and followed them for 22 years.
Ylilauri MP, Voutilainen S, Lonnroos E, Mursu J, Virtanen HE, Koskinen TT, Salonen JT, Tuomainen TP, and Virtanen JK. Association of dietary cholesterol and egg intakes with the risk of incident dementia or Alzheimer disease: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study. Am J Clin Nutr, 2017 Jan 04; published on-line.
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