High-Carbohydrate Diets Connected to Cognitive Risk

April 2013
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Apr2013, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p1
The article discusses a recent research reports that high consumption of carbohydrates is associated with greater risk of mild cognitive impairment. It mentions that older people with impaired glucose tolerance, and insulin insensitivity and diabetes are at risk for cognitive decline and dementia. It highlights the significance of maintaining healthy balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat in diet. It states that diet heavy in sugar increases the cognitive risk.


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