A recent study by University of Virginia researchers looks at the impact of cholesterol on the brain. As regards the effect of exercise on cholesterol production in the brain, researcher Dr. Heather A. Ferris, comments in a Daily Progress article, “All the good, healthy things your doctor tells you to do to limit your cholesterol, like diet and exercise, probably work for the brain as well, but it’s really hard to measure that. One of the strongest protective factors from developing Alzheimer’s is actually education. … Exercise, both physical and mental, seems to help with the cleaning out process.” For more information, read the full article below and the study on the UVA site at https://news.virginia.edu/content/cholesterol-drives-alzheimers-plaque-formation-study-finds