Your Job’s Effect on Dementia

To continue on with the dementia theme I’ve got going today let me present yet another stat that seems to decrease your risk for cognitive decline. This stat however isn’t something most of us can do much about unless we’re up for a career change.
"You’ll have a 34 percent decrease in your risk of dementia if your job requires you to have frequent interactions with people, according to a new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Teachers seemed to have the greatest protection, followed by nurses, doctors, farmers, and office clerks."
Aside from changing careers just practice good habits by reducing caloric intake, drinking responsibly, and combating inflammation periodically.

American Journal of Epidemiology
Best Life, Aug ‘08

Leading Causes of Death

Heart Disease is easily the leading cause of death in America. One of the major contributors to heart disease is cholesterol. See the following posts for more on lowering your risk for heart disease:

How To Lower LDL Cholesterol Levels Naturally

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