Some Fatty Foods are Good for Memory

Allen School Online blog has a regular, running series on some of the scariest, fattiest, heart-clogging fast food offerings.  A burger in a Tokyo Burger King laden with 4 pounds of bacon; the Heart Attack Grill’s infarction inducing Triple Bypass Burger and KFC’s appalling Double Down sandwich are some examples of these fat-packed atrocities.  So it does my heart well to be able to share with readers here some positive information about the consumption of fatty foods.  You see, not all fats are created equal.  And if you ingest certain varieties of fat, you can expect to see a boost in your cognitive abilities which can help you better navigate through your studies in the field of medical office billing and coding. Live Science recently analyzed of a study published in the Annals of Neurology Journal wherein it was revealed that saturated fat — like that found in red meat, butter etc. — is associated with worse overall cognitive function and memory in women over time. They also found that a “good” fat — mono-unsaturated fat — was associated with better overall cognitive function and memory.  Click here to read the full article.  A simple dietary shift can lead to improved ability to think clearly and learn more easily.  So eat a nice avocado and think about it.

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