7 Bad Habits That Damage Your Brain

6. Excess Sugar

Sugar is essential for our bodies and brains to function properly. But nowadays our diets contain excessive sugar. Regular intake of excessive sugar leads to chronic inflammation of the body cells including brain cells. This results in brain starvation and cognition problem as the body cannot absorb nutrients properly. Eventually, the risk of dementia will increase and the hippocampus, region of the brain that controls memory, will become smaller.

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