Sugar Tastes Good–But Makes Us Dumb and Sick

Seems like nearly every day there is a new study being released about yet another problem with sugar at the levels we consume them in the west.  The cravings cause us to eat something that is making both dumber and sicker as a nation. That is a very poor trade-off for the short sweet taste we find so appealing. Here are three recent postings on the subjects:

 

http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-fructose-makes-rats-stupid-brain-20120517,0,2305241.story

http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-sugar-side-20120414,0,7849134.htmlstory

http://www.medpagetoday.com/LabNotes/LabNotes/32781,

 

Yours in learning,

Nan aka Sugarbaby

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