• Your Junk Food Habit Is "Rotting" Your Brain
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    Your Junk Food Habit Is “Rotting” Your Brain

    The esteemed health website Medical Daily recently came out with an article claiming that junk foods “rots your brain.” The word “rot” is perhaps a little stiff, but it does raise an important point: scientists are increasingly coming to the view that what we eat not only affects how our bodies perform, but also how our minds work. Junk Food And Dementia Past research suggested that people develop dementia for similar reasons that they get heart disease and strokes. Fatty, sugary, cholesterol-laden foods clog the arteries to the brain and raise blood pressure, damaging grey cells, and leading to the formation of plaques that cause people to lose their cognitive…