Thursday, May 17, 2012
Does Sugar Make You Stupid?
* Fructose is commonly added to processed foods such as soft drinks
* It was found to hamper memory and slow brain activity
Too much sugar could be making you stupid, according to researchers.
The suggestion follows tests in the laboratory comparing high-fructose corn syrup, which is six times sweeter than cane sugar and a common ingredient in processed foods, with omega-3 fatty acids, known to aid memory and learning.
In an experiment on rats, one group had a sugary diet for six weeks and another was fed healthily.
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My Comment: I will stick with the caffeine drinks to boost my learning and memory.