We hear it often; you are what you eat. Based on this article, it shines through how important your food choices are when it comes to your health and the affects it can have for your outcome of disease. The study further explains how sugary and starchy food can cause a blood sugar spike, resulting in the body not being able to process insulin correctly. In further detail, it breaks down how this stress can increase your chances for Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s disease is at an all time high with 5.5 million Americans currently diagnosed. This disease is ranked as the 6th leading cause of death. I recently lost my grandmother to Alzheimer’s disease. Signs are typically noticed in people in their mid 60’s starting with signs of dementia in mild to severe cases.
I have also attached a fact sheet about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease to provide further detail of this disease and how it effects the brain and neurons, causing a disruption to signals being processed.
Don’t wait to take control of your health. Actions taken today, play a role in your future and health outcomes.