What sugar does to your brain - Why sugar could be to blame for your bad memory – and can it get you hooked?

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What sugar does to your brain (and what can you do about it)
health  brain  addiction  sugar 
january 2018 by geetarista
Professor Morris has spent more than 20 years putting rats on high-sugar diets. She says the results are consistent and repeatable. “Weight gain and a cognitive decline - it’s quite a large effect,” she says.

Obesity is characterised by low-grade inflammation throughout the body. The theory, says Professor Morris, is that with excess sugar and fat in the diet inflammation also appears to affect the hippocampus, impairing its function.
sugar  health  mental_health  memory  lifehacks  physical 
january 2018 by tomasdore