A high carbohydrate diet, especially refined carbs, can have a negative effect on your overall health by contributing to increases in risk factors for heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Including too many carbs on your dinner plate can also have detrimental effects on your cognitive function and your risk of developing issues such as Alzheimer’s.

This study, from the European Journal of Internal Medicine, looked at how a high carbohydrate diet, particularly from fructose

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