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A cafeteria diet alters the decision making strategy and metabolic markers in Sprague-Dawley male rats

By Alessandro Virtuoso, Björn Forkman, David A. Sarruf, Pernille Tveden-Nyborg, Dorte Bratbo Sørensen

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Consumption of diets rich in refined sugar and saturated fat has been linked with development of mild cognitive impairment and dementia in humans. Most cognitive paradigms used in biomedical research to investigate the relationship between obesity and cognition rely on food motivation and speed...

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  1. Cognition
  2. Decision making
  3. Hormones
  4. obesity
  5. Rats