Thursday, December 25, 2008

Do Carbs Help With Memory?

Here is some interesting news about eating carbs ansd memory.Could eating more carbs help those with dementia?
USA Today
Need justification for grabbing that crusty roll at Christmas dinner or ripping from challah bread during Chanukah? Here it is, albeit from a small study.

A 19-woman Tufts University psychology study found that people on low-carb diets performed worse on memory tests than those on low-calorie diets. But once they started eating carbs again, their memory skills....Read the whole article
Certainly more research is needed to see if this information holds out in a larger study and if eating more carbs helps those with dementia

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