even after their diet improves. This is because the sugar diet leads to long-term reprogramming of gene expression. The gene is also important for humans, so the findings may have broad implications for us. The research team fed a healthy diet containing 5% sugar to one group and the other group was given 40% sugar. […]
Researchers studied 898 participants. They measured their quickness, occupation, and smoking. Speed of reactions was quite good as a factor for predicting mortality. Deary, I.J. & Derr, G. (2005). Reaction time explains IQ’s association with death. Psychological Science, 16, 64-69.