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While sugar impairs memory and learning skills, Eating chocolate improves brain function

Researchers at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) conducted a study in 2012 on rats and found that a diet high in fructose hinders learning skills and memory and also slow down the brain. The researchers found that rats who over-consumed fructose had damaged synaptic activity in the brain, meaning that communication among brain cells was impaired. Study’s lead author Dr. Fernando Gomez-Pinilla said in a statement that “Insulin is