A 2011 study,published in the journal Lancet Neurology,conducted by scientists at the University of California,San Francisco states that:
- People participating in physical activity most days of the week could cut their risk by 21 percent.
- Those getting treatment for depression could reduce their risk by 15 percent.
- Those quitting smoking could lower their risk by 11 percent and those maintaining a healthy weight reduce their risk by 7 percent.
Source: Humana Reader’s Digest