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Big Food Fights to Keep You Demented

Big Food Fights to Keep You Demented
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Sacrificial victims in yet another animal experiment, the rats in Suzanne de la Monte’s study were demented. The researcher told New Scientist they splashed around aimlessly, unable to remember where to find the submerged safety platform.

The Brown University scientists had used a chemical to block insulin in the rats’ brains. The rodents literally could not find their way out of the maze. Postmortems revealed brains dotted with pink plaques. Neurons were crumbling. Connections had collapsed.

De la Monte had seen brain devastation before, in a 2005 study that led to the first use of the term “Type 3 diabetes.” That study showed insulin is produced in the brain as well as the pancreas. When the brain stops producing enough insulin, it slides inexorably into the fog of dementia.

Other studies had already shown links between a bad diet and Type 2 diabetes, where cells become insulin resistant and stop being able to convert sugar into energy. Discovering the brain was the source of a different kind of diabetes offered important clues into dementia.

A different study published in the September 20 Neurology tracked over 1,000 people in Japan and determined diabetes was a “significant risk factor for the development of dementia, especially Alzheimer’s disease, in (the) general public.”

In every case, researchers draw a bead on diet as a significant factor. A diet heavy in sugar and fat contributes an avoidable risk factor. We dread Alzheimer’s, yet stay on the collision course.

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6:09AM PDT on Sep 25, 2013

Thank you Cathryn, for Sharing this!

10:38PM PST on Dec 31, 2012

Interesting info, thank you.

10:37PM PST on Dec 31, 2012

Interesting info, thank you.

4:23AM PDT on Oct 28, 2012

Thank you :)

11:47AM PDT on Sep 26, 2012

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2:10AM PDT on Sep 26, 2012

Interesting. I didn't know there was a link between diabetes and Alzheimers. Good article.

7:50PM PDT on Sep 9, 2012

Thanks. Great article.

6:27AM PDT on Sep 8, 2012

People forget we need to feed our brains good food and not take medication. My father always ate healthy and his body was perfect when he died after suffering from dementia which I believe came from long term use of medication for high blood pressure which he never needed to be on. Once they start you on it they tell you it has to be for life and I don't think this is true in most cases. I would rather pay $2.00 for an avocado than an ice-cream,soft drink or chocolate bar. I don't eat junk food,I buy dried fruits,nuts and blend smoothies for inbetween wholesome eating. Grow your own candy on bushes - these are called berries known for many antioxidants and brain boosting nutrician.

5:23PM PDT on Sep 7, 2012

never heard of type 3 diabetes, would like to read more about this.

1:54PM PDT on Sep 7, 2012

Big Food = Buffoons who love money more than their fellow man. Beware the LOVE of money folks.

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