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Study results indicate that a low-fat diet may have a preventative effect on Alzheimer's disease by producing insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE). IDE helps to remove amyloidal peptides which cause the brain abnormalities in Alzheimer's patients. The same reasoning explains why type 2 diabetes may be a risk factor for Alzheimer's.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Food Ingredients First
About: Low-fat diet may have protective effect against Alzheimer's disease
Date: 8 December 2004
Source: Food Ingredients First
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