Diet and Dementia

Following hot on the heals of a study which shows Alzheimer‘s to be a form of diabetes, is further research supporting the link between diet, diabetes and dementia:

 

Adults with diabetes are especially sensitive to the foods they eat with respect to cognitive function. Specifically, an adult with diabetes will experience a decline in memory function after a meal, especially if simple carbohydrate foods are consumed. While the precise physiological mechanisms underlying these dietary influences are not completely understood, the modulation of brain insulin levels likely contributes.

 

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