Alzheimer’s Risk Linked to Aging Made Worse by Diets High in Fats and Sugars, Study Shows

Alzheimer’s Risk Linked to Aging Made Worse by Diets High in Fats and Sugars, Study Shows
The combination of two factors, aging and eating foods high in sugar or fats, raises susceptibility to Alzheimer's disease, a study in mice reports. The research, "Evaluation of neuropathological effects of a high‐fat high‐sucrose diet in middle‐aged male C57BL6/J mice," was published in Physiological Reports. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder marked by a continued diminishment in cognitive abilities. Although older age is the major risk factor for Alzheimer's,  
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