Sugar Makes You Dumber

If you are consuming foods high in fructose (sugar and particularly high fructose corn syrup) you are making yourself dumber. In the Journal of Physiology, researchers released their findings on sugar intake and memory functions in rats. They found that rats that were feed a diet consistent in foods with high sugar (the average American type diet) that the rats had a difficult time with memory and learning. This means that they were dumber than the rats who did not consume a diet high in sugar. They also found that if you consumed omega-3 daily that the effects of the sugar on the brain was not as severe.

You can read more about the study here.

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