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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