Ever wonder how much your diet affects you brain?

High-Sugar Diet Can Impair Learning And Memory By Altering Gut Bacteria.




The typical American diet is loaded with fat and sugar, and it may be hurting not only our physical health, but also our ability to think clearly.
New research from Oregon State University finds a high-sugar, high-fat diet causes changes in gut bacteria that seem to lead to significant losses in cognitive flexibility, a measurement of the brain’s ability to switch between thinking about one concept to another, and to adapt to changes in the environment.
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