Scientists: Sugar can cause brain damage

Sugar Causes Brain Damage
Sugar Causes Brain Damage

According to a recent study, fructose may damage genes in the brain, playing a role in changes in the brain linked to diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to diabetes. After feeding rats the equivalent of a human drinking one liter of soda per day for six weeks, researchers found they had a harder time making it through a maze and exhibited signs of diabetes and hypertension. According to UPI, researchers at the University of California Los Angeles report that mice exhibited evidence of metabolic diseases and memory problems when fed diets high in fructose. However, the effects of the sugar appeared to be counteracted by an omega-3-fatty acid called DHA, found in fish oil. The study was published in the journal EBioMedicine,

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