A fatty diet can clog your brain as well as your coronary arteries. To understand the effects of a high-fat diet on the brain, researchers in Canada; fed one-month-old rats a diet rich in either animal or vegetable fat until they were four months old.
A control group was fed a low-fat diet. Both groups were then given learning tasks. The results? The rats on the two high-fat diets performed much more poorly than the lean rats.
Researcher Gordon Winocur said: high-fat diets impair performance on virtually all our measures. It’s remarkable how impaired these animals are. According to the report, the researchers feel that;