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Diet Rich in Carbohydrates and Sugar Could Increase Alzheimer’s Risk : Health : Counsel & Heal

November 19, 2012

A new research from Mayo Clinic in America suggests that older people who eat a diet rich in carbohydrates and sugar, could increase their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment by 4 times.

The research also suggests that plenty of consumption of proteins and fats could reduce the risk of cognitive decline.

Cognitive decline is a precursor to Alzheimer’s disease. However, not everyone with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) develops Alzheimer’s disease, lead author Rosebud Roberts, a professor in the department of epidemiology at the Mayo Clinic was quoted as saying by Mail Online.

via Diet Rich in Carbohydrates and Sugar Could Increase Alzheimer’s Risk : Health : Counsel & Heal.

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