logo_bg We Can Cure Alzheimer's Now

WWLTV NEW ORLEANS 11/12/2013 -- Local scientists now believe that the lifestyle many people are living could be contributing to getting Alzheimer's disease later in life.

New evidence shows why getting out of shape and a poor diet can take a toxic toll on the brain.

The discovery, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Research, is making news in the scientific community, but Tulane researchers hope it makes news around your kitchen table. They discovered that how you treat you body could mean the difference in getting Alzheimer's or not.

"Typically in America, what happens is that you become grossly overweight. You become insulin resistant, and then if that's not reversed, you become diabetic," said Dr. David Busija, the Tulane Chairman of Pharmacology.


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