Sugar May Harm Brain Health

Sugar May Harm Brain Health
High levels of blood glucose are linked to memory impairments
Scientific American Mind 25, 14 (2014)
http://www.nature.com/scientificamericanmind/journal/v25/n4/full/scientificamericanmind0714-14b.html

Reconsolidation Allows Fear Memory to Be Updated to a Less Aversive Level through the Incorporation of Appetitive Information
Neuropsychopharmacology (2015) 40, 315–326
Josue Haubrich

‘Safe’ levels of sugar harmful to mice
Diet comparable to that of many Americans left animals struggling to reproduce and to compete for territory.
Brian Owens
13 August 2013
http://www.nature.com/news/safe-levels-of-sugar-harmful-to-mice-1.13555

Cutting calories may improve memory
Elderly people benefit from caloric restriction.
http://www.nature.com/news/2009/090126/full/news.2009.57.html
original paper:
Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 106, 1255–1260 (2009)
Witte, A. V., Fobker, M., Gellner, R., Knecht, S. & Flöel, A.

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