Does Sugar Effect Alzheimer's In A Negative Way?

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Sugar and Saturated Fats Help Set Stage for Alzheimer’s

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Most of us know that saturated fats and simple sugars are not good for us. They increase the risk of heart disease. They increase  risk of diabetes. Recently, another study has concluded that they may help set the stage for Alzheimer’s disease, as well.


The study, conducted by Angela J. Hanson MD, Jennifer L. Bayer-Carter PhD and colleagues, found that eating a high-fat sugary diet, even for a short time, robs the brain of a chemical called apolipoprotein E (ApoE). When present,...

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