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This Is What Sugar Does To Your Brain
The Huffington Post by Carolyn Gregoire

We know that too much sugar is bad for our waistlines and our heart health, but now there’s mounting evidence that high levels of sugar consumption can also have a negative effect on brain health – from cognitive function to psychological wellbeing. While sugar is nothing to be too concerned about in small quantities, most of us are simply eating too much of it. The sweet stuff – which also goes by names like glucose, fructose, honey and corn syrup – is found in 74% of packaged foods in our supermarkets. And while the World Health Organization recommends that only 5% of daily caloric intake comes from sugar, the typical American Diet is comprised of 13% calories from sugar. Read more…