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Too Many Carbs Bad for the Brain | dailyRx

August 16, 2012

Dementia risk was increased for elderly people who got most of their calories from carbs

A balanced diet has many benefits, but replacing fats with carbs may increase risk of dementia.

A recent study looked at the types of calories elderly people were eating – fats, carbs and proteins – then tracked the people to see how diet related to risk of dementia.

They found that people with high carb diets were almost twice as likely to develop cognitive problems.

via Too Many Carbs Bad for the Brain | dailyRx.

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