Ways Sugar is Harming your Health

By; Chris, Kendra, and Ashley

#1 Depresssion

  • Research has tied heavy sugar consumption to an increased risk of depression
  • worse outcomes in individuals with schizophrenia.

#2 Addiction

  • Both drugs, and to a lesser extent sugar and processed junk foods flood the brain
  • Changes the function of the brain
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#3 Anxiety

  • The standard American diet, which is full of sugar and fat, does not necessarily cause anxiety
  • It does appear to worsen anxiety symptoms and impair the body's ability to cope with stress
  • Sugar can cause blurred vision, difficult thinking, and fatigue, all of which may be thought to be signs of a panic attack

#4 Learning and Memory

  • Sugar may also compromise cognate abilities such as learning and memory
  • In an animal study, six weeks of taking a fructose solution
  • It caused the rats to forget their way out of the maze