Photo: Sugar can cause senile dementia

According to experts, the addition of the tea two and a half spoons of sugar increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

A group of scientists from Columbia University have found that adding two and a half spoons of sugar in tea could be associated with the development of senile dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This writes the

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease and one of the most common forms of “senile dementia”.

Conclusions of scientists are based on the results of the study, which was attended by 2226 people, who had no signs of dementia.

All of them completed the survey, which answered questions about the amount of sugar consumed.

Of the more than two thousand respondents at 429 for seven years he developed senile dementia. It turned out that all of them were added daily in food 30.3 grams of sugar . Thus, the risk of developing the disease they had a 33 percent increased in comparison with those who consumed 5.8 grams of sugar per day.

Also, the experts came to the conclusion that the consumption of fruit juices increases the risk of developing the disease by 27 percent, soft drinks – 54 percent.

Earlier it was reported that scientists have linked the development of diabetes using toothpaste.

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