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16 May 2012

Too much sugar makes you stupid

Eating too much sugar can eat away at your brainpower, according to scientists who published a study showing how a steady diet of high-fructose corn syrup sapped rats' memories.

Eating too much sugar can eat away at your brainpower, according to US scientists who published a study showing how a steady diet of high-fructose corn syrup sapped lab rats' memories.

Before the sugar drinks began, the rats were enrolled in a five-day training session in a complicated maze. The rats were placed back in the maze six weeks later on the sweet solution to see how they fared.

 
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