The ketogenic diet involves low or zero carbohydrates, and high fat, high protein. Because the brain runs on glucose exclusively (unlike your muscles and other body tissues that can burn fat), the brain has no capacity to do this. One aspect of aging is the gradual (sometimes rapid) progress to reduced insulin sensitivity of the cells.
The coming Tsunami of Care Needs for Seniors in the US The burden of care for persons with Dementia falls mainly on the immediate family. This burden, already significant is forecast to grow substantially over coming years, and developed countries will almost certainly face a huge problem due to the confluence of a number of factors. The sheer growth in those expected to be diagnosed with dementia is daunting plus the at risk population – already large will also expand.