High Fructose Diet Slows Brain, Sabotaging Memory

“What you eat affects how you think”

A new study on rats by UCLA, is the first to show that a diet high in fructose slows the brain as well as sabotaging memory and learning.

Fernando Gomez-Pinilla, a professor of neurosurgery, UCLA said their new study found eating a high fructose diet over the long term alters your brain’s ability to learn & remember information. But eating a diet with omega 3 fatty acids (such as salmon) can help reduce the damage.

High fructose can be found in processed foods, soft drinks, condiments, apples sauce and baby food. “

“The average American consumes roughly 47 pounds of cane sugar and 35 pounds of high fructose corn syrup per year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture”

Read the full article from UCLA on the link below:

UCLA article – high fructose diet slows the brain

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