Low-Carb Diets Can Affect Dieters' Cognition Skills, Tufts University Study  
12/12/2008 7:28:27 AM

Tufts University -- MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. -- A new study from the psychology department at Tufts University shows that when dieters eliminate carbohydrates from their meals, they performed more poorly on memory-based tasks than when they reduce calories, but maintain carbohydrates. When carbohydrates were reintroduced, cognition skills returned to normal.