Tag Archives: glucose cognition

High Glucose after Meals is a Risk Factor

CR Way to Great Glucose Control

The CR Way recommends keeping glucose low for optimal health. High fasting glucose levels (above 100 mg/per deciliter) is recognized as a risk factor for diabetes. In fact, clinical laboratories include fasting glucose as a routine measurement in their metabolic panels. However, fasting glucose is only part of the story. High postprandial (after eating) glucose… read more

Cognitive Aging Expert, Dr. Timothy Salthouse, to Appear on LivingTheCRWay Teleconference

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At long last, we have been able to schedule a Brain Booster teleconference date for Dr. Timothy Salthouse, leading expert on the decline with age of cognitive capabilities: Saturday, March 8, 4:00 pm (ET). Most people think cognitive decline begins in the 50s, 60s, or beyond – but that’s just when it becomes noticeable. According… read more

Post Meal Glucose, Cognition, and Longevity

Both UP and DOWn Arrows

This morning I (Paul) decided to test the postprandial (post-meal) glucose effects of 125g of watermelon, while simultaneously testing its effects on cognition. I tested the latter by playing speed chess with a strong computer program, which – believe me – allows little room for error. My fasting glucose was 67 mg/dl – right on… read more