“Malnutrition may manifest as either obesity or undernutrition. Microorganisms play an important role in nutrient and energy extraction and energy regulation.”
Some takeaways from this research: exercise and increasing your plant and vegetable consumption supports the microbiome for healthy weight, nutrient absorption, and healthy immune function (decreases chronic inflammation).
Inflammation, Defective Insulin Signaling, and Mitochondrial Dysfunction as Common Molecular Denominators Connecting Type 2 Diabetes to Alzheimer Disease
There is a strong link between Type II Diabetes and Alzheimer’s. The common thread: inflammation. Balancing our blood sugar by eating regular healthy meals and avoiding sugary food and drinks is critical for avoiding metabolic disease and declining brain function.