Sugar, high-fructose corn syrup linked to ADHD, bipolar, aggressive behavior


And still, we continue to subsidize the sugar industry. So we pay money to the sugar companies, but then we pay again as diseases affect the poor who tend to eat more sugar because food stamp approved foods are often full of of the stuff.

(From UPI)

Diets high in sugar may increase a person’s risk for developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder and aggressive behaviors, according to a report published Friday by the journal Evolution and Human Behavior.

Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus suggest that fructose, a component of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup, and uric acid, a fructose metabolite, may work to bring about the onset of these disorders in those genetically predisposed to them.

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