Eating Lots of Carbs, Sugar May Raise Risk of Cognitive Impairment, Mayo Clinic Study
10/17/2012 7:50:05 AM
People 70 and older who eat food high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, and the danger also rises with a diet heavy in sugar, Mayo Clinic researchers have found. Those who consume a lot of protein and fat relative to carbohydrates are less likely to become cognitively impaired, the study found. The findings are published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
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