From this NYT article VITAL SIGNS RISKS; Midlife Cholesterol Tied to Alzheimer's:
There is really a lot we could do diet-wise to lower our cholesterol numbers and decrease our chances of getting heart disease. What follows are some dietary options one might want to consider.
From this Medscape article Flaxseed Reduces Blood Lipids:
From this article Dementia link to 'mid-life ills' these bullets:
· Under-55s who smoke increase their risk of dementia five-fold.
· Diabetes will more than triple the risk of dementia.