High levels of sugar (fructose) may adversely affect the function of your brain

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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