Researchers found a correlation between the glycemic response of study participants after ingesting certain beverages and how they performed in some cognitive tests.
Among the many patterns analyzed by researchers in this was that residents of retirement communities who consumed more strawberries were less likely to develop Alzheimer’s dementia. (Note: the research was commissioned by California Strawberry Commission.)
Signals between our gut and brain control how and when we eat food. But how the molecular mechanisms involved in this signaling are affected when we eat a high-energy diet and how they contribute to obesity are not well understood.