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Cut saturated fat, refined sugar to boost your brain

by Leslie Beck

From The Globe and Mail.

Cutting back on saturated fat and refined sugar may do more than lower your risk of high cholesterol, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. It may also cut the risk of developing memory problems that could advance to Alzheimer’s disease.

According to a study published Monday in the journal Archives of Neurology, a low saturated fat/low glycemic index diet can reduce the concentration of a protein in the brain linked to Alzheimer’s disease. A high saturated fat/high glycemic index diet, on the other hand, can increase the amount of this protein.

Read the full article:  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/new-health/conditions/alzheimers/cut-saturated-fat-refined-sugar-to-boost-your-brain/article2060491/

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