Recent research from Boston University School of Medicine proves the theory that excess sugar may cause damage to the brain, particularly the fructose found in sweetened drinks.
One sugary drink per day can age your brain. Two sugary drinks per day can age your brain four years. Three or more sugary drinks per day can age your brain’s memory focus by 11 years.
Even more frightening, diet beverages increase your risk of developing dementia or having a stroke threefold. Don’t be fooled by claims of natural sweeteners. You must read the label to be sure you’re drinking what you think.
ABCDs for Staying Sharp Without Sugar
- A - Avocados are loaded with key nutrients that feed your brain.
- B - Berries protect your brain from inflammation and improve circulation.
- C - Cognium is a supplement that energizes the brain and behaves as an antioxidant.
- D - Dark chocolate aids reaction time, attention span and memory. It also lowers the risk of dementia.