Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Sugary Drinks Stimulate Adolescents’ Brains

Unpublished research presented at the ADA annual scientific meeting showed that sugary drinks stimulate the brains of adolescents such that they crave more and thus gain weight.  The sugar appeared to increase blood flow to the executive function and reward areas of the brain.  Addiction might result.  Care should be exercised until we know more.

See familypracticenews.com for more details.

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