Godlike Productions - Conspiracy Forum
Users Online Now: 2,310 (Who's On?)Visitors Today: 1,204,190
Pageviews Today: 1,651,515Threads Today: 384Posts Today: 8,100
02:32 PM


Rate this Thread

Absolute BS Crap Reasonable Nice Amazing
 

Sugar makes you stupid: Study shows high-fructose diet sabotages learning, memory

 
H.A.A.R.P
Offer Upgrade

User ID: 16372462
United Kingdom
05/20/2012 12:43 PM

Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Sugar makes you stupid: Study shows high-fructose diet sabotages learning, memory
Eating more omega-3 fatty acids can offset damage, researchers say

Attention, college students cramming between midterms and finals: Binging on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks may make you stupid.

A new UCLA rat study is the first to show how a diet steadily high in fructose slows the brain, hampering memory and learning — and how omega-3 fatty acids can counteract the disruption. The peer-reviewed Journal of Physiology publishes the findings in its May 15 edition.

"Our findings illustrate that what you eat affects how you think," said Fernando Gomez-Pinilla, a professor of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a professor of integrative biology and physiology in the UCLA College of Letters and Science. "Eating a high-fructose diet over the long term alters your brain's ability to learn and remember information. But adding omega-3 fatty acids to your meals can help minimize the damage."

[link to newsroom.ucla.edu]

News








Proud Member Of The Angry Mob