Research done at UCLA suggests that diets high in fructose slows down the brain obstructing learning and memory. According to Fernando Gomez-Pinilla, professor of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, omega-3 fatty acids added to meals can help minimize the damage done by a high-fructose diet. Gomez-Pinilla suspects that fructose may block insulin's ability to regulate brain cells use and storage of sugar needed to process emotion and thought. You can read the full story here.
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