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Protect your brain with "good" fat

September 01, 2012

"Bad" fat may affect memory and cognitive function.

If you need further proof that what contributes to a healthy heart also makes for a healthy brain, a Brigham and Women's Hospital study published in Annals of Neurology offers evidence. Researchers found that one bad dietary fat in particular—saturated fat, found in foods such as red meat and butter—may be especially harmful to your brain.

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