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Why Less is More with Seniors and Sugar

Has your mother or father grown a sweet tooth in their retirement years? Has a loved one turned into a cookie monster like many older Americans? If so, you may be concerned about the causes of their sugar cravings as well as the health effects of so much extra glucose. Recent research has shed new light on how sugar affects the heart and brain and has linked both heart disease and Alzheimer’s elevated blood glucose levels. In addition to how we can deal with cravings and make healthy choices, ideally before problems develop. The simplest explanation that sugar cravings increase
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