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Breastfeeding May Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, University of Cambridge Study


8/6/2013 7:01:13 AM

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The report, newly published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that the link may be to do with certain biological effects of breastfeeding. For example, breastfeeding restores insulin tolerance which is significantly reduced during pregnancy, and Alzheimer's is characterised by insulin resistance in the brain.

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