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Sugar Harms Your Brain Health, Drives Alzheimer’s Epidemic

Sugar Harms Your Brain Health, Drives Alzheimer’s Epidemic
By Dr. Joseph Mercola Guest Writer for Wake Up World Alzheimer’s disease, a severe form of dementia, affects an estimated 5.2 million Americans, according to 2013 statistics.[1] One in nine seniors over the age of 65 has Alzheimer’s, and the disease is now thought to be the third leading cause of death in the US, right behind heart disease and cancer. A growing body of research suggests there’s a powerful connection between your diet and your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, via similar pathways that cause type 2 diabetes. Contrary to popular belief, your brain does not require glucose, and actually functions better burning alternative fuels, especially ketones, which your body makes in response to digesting healthy fats. According to some experts, such as Dr. Sugar Damages Brain Structure and Function In your brain, insulin helps with neuron glucose-uptake and the regulation of neurotransmitters, such as acetylcholine, which are crucial for memory and learning. Neurologist Dr.

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