Shared pathology between diabetes & Alzheimer’s disease?


Alzheimer’s disease, a degenerative condition of the brain, is the single greatest cause of cognitive decline and dementia in the USA and it is estimated that by the year 2050 there will be over 13 million Alzheimer’s Disease patients in the USA. In addition to advancing age, genetics, hypertension, obesity, and the environment, type II diabetes and pre-diabetes […]

Intense sweetness surpasses cocaine reward

Are sugar substitutes the answer?

Most humans, including other mammals, find sugar sweetened soft and fruit juices intensely pleasurable.  “Rewarding” is the term used by researchers. It’s been suggested that sweetened foods and drinks may provide one of the most common and intense human pleasures. In observance of the frantic lifelong habitual consumption of sweets, which often eclipses caloric need by a factor […]