Increased sugar, diminished brain power: study

by | Oct 22, 2012 | News

by Heather VanAndel and Jeanette Liu

A sugar-filled diet won’t just make you overweight, it may also make you mentally slower, according to a recent study from University of California at Los Angeles.

A steady intake of sugar might disrupt the brain’s ability to process information and can lead to poorer memory and learning abilities, said the study published in the Journal of Physiology.

Humber reporter Jeanette Liu gets the spoonful.