As if we needed more reasons to go low carb, high fat a research article in the journal Neurology ( came out on the 19th with evidence of brain shrinkage in people developing diabetes in their 40s to 60s. Those with midlife diabetes were found to have decreased hippocampi, an area that involves both long-term and short-term memory, and subcortical infarctions or mini-strokes. This was thought to lead to mild cognitive impairment or dementia. In addition, researchers found an association between midlife hypertension and reduced mental function. Eating a real food, low carbohydrate, high fat diet will help you to avoid the midlife onset of both diabetes and high blood pressure. Its never to late to start caring for your brain. Start now and be able to enjoy life