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Are We Eating Ourselves Dumb?

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A diet high in saturated fat and sugar causes reduced memory and cognitive function. That means people who eat the typical American diet are at risk for reduced learning, and a reduced ability to store and use what they do learn.1 Next time you’re in the check-out line at the grocery store take a look at what people are buying. Most of the time you’ll see carts filled with breads, snack foo...
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Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Brain Shrinkage

  High blood sugar and diabetes are known to bring many potential negative health consequences. The Australian study posted below found those with high blood sugar levels tended to have shrinking in brain areas linked to memory, dementia and emotional processing. Those persons who have higher normal blood glucose level have 6 to 10 percent more chances to have brain shrinkage. The new s...
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