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How Sugar Affects Your Mental Health

Whilst the physical effects of a high-sugar diet are well documented, far less is made of the impact on our mental health.  The evidence and the link between sugar and mental health is mounting and researchers are only now beginning to understand its effect on brain health.

Three mental health issues affected by sugar

1. Depression

A recent study conducted by University College London working with civil servants in Whitehall showed that consuming significant amounts of sugar could lead to depression, rather than being a consequence of it.

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