5 Foods That Raise the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease


5. Gluten

Australian cardiologist Dr. Mak Daulatzai believes non-celiac gluten sensitivity has the potential to contribute to Alzheimer’s disease development. Gluten sensitivity may appear in people who don’t have celiac disease. In some people, the gastrointestinal system perceives gluten as a noxious substance or a threat. As such, inflammation occurs that spreads throughout the body, including the brain. Although he continues researching the topic, Dr. Daulatzai speculates that the adverse reaction to gluten leads to neuron damage.

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  1. Very good info. I did stop consuming most if that over twenty years ago. The last time I drank pop or soft drinks of any kind was in 1985 when nobody did address this issues in public.

    Any Colorado brewery is better and healthy that ANY soft drink.

  2. Wow, good to know. I eat entirely to much sugar, love candy, and something sweet after my meal. As for pastas and whole grain which include bread, cereals and potatoes, guilty as charged. I need to restructure my diet or I will be like my great grandmother and grandfather who had dementia.


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