Reduce The Damaging Effects Of Sugar On Your Brain

I have written about sugar a number of times. To read further check out:

The war on sugar

Soft drink makers again pushing sugar  WSJ

The sugar addiction cycle – Infographic

How much sugar is in that? Infographic

drinking a glass of sugar

Push those Omega 3’s.

Tony

Our Better Health

9TH MAY 2016    MINA DEAN

In 2014 North Americans consumed an average of about 27 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup each.

Fructose consumption can damage hundreds of genes.

But the good news is that DHA — an omega 3 fatty acid — can reverse this damage, scientists have discovered.

Fructose is a sugar commonly found in the Western diet.

Most of the fructose in the American diet comes from high-fructose corn syrup or is consumed in sweetened drinks, syrups, honey and desserts.

According to the Department of Agriculture, in 2014 each American consumed about 27 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup.

In addition, most baby food and fruit contains fructose.

However, the absorption of the fruit sugar is mostly slowed down by the fibre in fruit.

On top of that there are other healthy components found in fruit which are important for the body and the brain.

Our brain cell membranes…

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7 responses to “Reduce The Damaging Effects Of Sugar On Your Brain

  1. The topic of sugar needs to be written over and over. Most blog writers that focus on better health have included at least one post on this subject. People need the message reinforced over and over again to make a difference. Great article to re-blog.

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  2. I just got home after going out for dinner and eating a lot of fish 🙂
    Additionally, I also ate more sugar than I normally do… Hm.

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