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Eating Your Way to Alzheimer's


While still in its early stages, a growing body of research reveals connections between diets heavy in fatty, sugary foods and the development of Alzheimer’s and possible other health problems.  Those same high-calorie foods are blamed for the diabetes epidemic now weighing America down. A flurry of new evidence has led some researchers to wonder whether Alzheimer’s may be a version of diabetes that hits the brain. Some scientists are calling Alzheimer's “Type 3 Diabetes.”  Science writer Bijal Trivedi wrote about the new findings for New Scientist.