Study shows that moderate consuming of eggs can be helpful in cognitive performance of our brain, according to the British Egg Information Service.
The study focused on the effects of consuming egg and cholesterol to Alzheimer’s disease, incident dementia and cognitive performance of men aged 42 to 60 years old from Eastern Finland.
Some 2,497 men signed up for the study that started in 1980s and lasted for more than 20 years. Among those who signed up, 337 were diagnosed with dementia and 227 with Alzheimer’s disease. This means that cholesterol or egg intake does not cause higher risk of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
It was also revealed that consuming eggs resulted to better performance on neuropsychological tests of the frontal lobe and executive functioning, the Trail Making Test and Verbal Fluency Test.