High-Fat Diet Could Promote Development Of Alzheimer's Disease, Université Laval Study  
10/31/2008 7:27:09 AM

ScienceDaily (Oct. 31, 2008) — A team of Université Laval researchers has shown that the main neurological markers for Alzheimer's disease are exacerbated in the brains of mice fed a diet rich in animal fat and poor in omega-3s. Details of the study — which suggests that diets typical of most industrialized countries promote the development of Alzheimer's — are outlined in the latest online edition of Neurobiology of Aging.