Oregon State University researchers have discovered a new link between cognitive functioning and gut bacteria. In recent years the science involving bacteria in the gut and its link to health and cognitive functioning has boomed. Parkinson’s disease has even been linked to changes in gut bacteria. Published in the journal Neuroscience, a new study shows that diets high in fat and sugar are probably impacting cognitive functioning, because of their impact on the type of bacteria that thrive on high-fat and high-sugar diets. Continue reading… “Amazing connection between gut bacteria and cognitive functioning”
“‘Senior’ moments that people often joke about are true.”
As early as age 45, the brain’s abilities to reason, comprehend and remember may start to worsen, a new study from England suggests.