An animal study shows how a diet steadily high in fructose slows down the brain, restricting memory and learning, and how omega-3 fatty acids can counteract the disruption.
Although earlier studies have shown how fructose harms the body by means of its role in diabetes, obesity and fatty liver, this research reveals how the sweetener impacts the brain.
The researchers zeroed in on high-fructose corn syrup, a cheap liquid 6 times sweeter than cane sugar, that’s commonly put into processed foods, which includes soft drinks, condiments, applesauce as well as baby food.
Read the full-length article: A High Fructose Diet Results in a Slower Brain
The Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup Infographic by Medical Insurance