How sugar can affect your child’s BRAIN: A diet full of sweet treats early in life can lead to memory issues, study warns

Children who drink sugary drinks may be at increased risk of memory issues in later life, according to a new study.

American researchers gave a sugary drink to rats and then, when they were adults, gave them two memory tests to compare how they performed.

They found the hippocampus, a region of the brain integral to memory function, was impaired in soda-fed rodents and this led to memory issues.

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