Cupcake You may be careful to eat whole grain breads and cereals instead of white bread, but did you know that some experts say even those foods could be hurting your health?

“Carbohydrate immediately induces increase in inflammation and an increase in the production of free radicals, which damage protein, fat, and DNA,” Perlmutter says.

Medical imaging has shown that patients with Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases have higher levels of inflammation in the brain.

Perlmutter says that “the most important approach to dealing with Alzheimer’s is to do everything you can do reduce inflammation, and that means a low-carb diet.”

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