NCI Well Connect: November 7, 2016
Dear Steve, 

DID YOU KNOW that drinking highly caffeinated alcoholic beverages triggers changes in the adolescent brain similar to taking cocaine, and the consequences last into adulthood as an altered ability to deal with rewarding substances, according to a study in the most recent PLoS One?

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Tiny Change Lowers Blood Sugar
Bonnie and Steve: Three low-carb meals within 24 hours lowers post-meal insulin resistance by more than 30 percent, but high-carb meals sustain insulin resistance, a condition that leads to high blood pressure, prediabetes and diabetes, according to a PLoS One study.

The study was significant for a few reasons. It reinforced results in two preceding studies and one 2015 review on high-carbohydrate diets and their negative effects on insulin. It was also performed on post-menopausal metabolically healthy women were divided into four groups and given meals of either 30 or 60 percent carbohydrates with or without moderate-intensity exercise before meals. The low-carb group showed a reduction in insulin resistance after the third meal in the evening, but the high-carb group sustained high post-meal insulin.

The high-carb group's diet fell in line with the 45-to-60 percent daily carbohydrate intake the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend.

A simple dietary modification of reducing the carbohydrate content of the meals can, within a day, protect against development of insulin resistance and block the path toward development of prediabetes while sustained intake of high carbohydrate diets lead to increased fasting insulin secretion and resistance.
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