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Top Ten risk factors associated with Cognitive Decline

1. Increasing age
2. Reduction in new learning (mentally and socially stimulating activities)
3. Reduction in physical exercise (Exercising less than 2x per week)
4. Eating the Standard American diet (SAD diet)
5. Family history (Genetic APOE-e4 allele linked to AD)
6. High cholesterol
7. High blood pressure
8. Depression
9. Smoking
10. Diabetes (Obesity/Insulin resistance)

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