Carolyn's Daily Posts: 2011

December 26, 2011

Have You Had Your Baked/Broiled Fish Today?

CAROLYN’S DAILY POSTS: 2011

HAVE YOU HAD YOUR BAKED/BROILED FISH TODAY?

 

     An MRI brain scan study discovered older persons who regularly ate baked or broiled fish experienced a reduced risk of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.

     Eating fried fish did not improve gray matter volume or reduce the risk of developing cognitive impairment.

     The study controlled for age, gender, education, race, obesity, physical activity, and the presence or absence of apolipoprotein E4 (ApoE4), a gene that increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

The findings showed that consumption of baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis was positively associated with gray matter volumes in (more…)