High Fructose Intake May Trigger Impulsive Behavior, Aggression, and ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2020-10-15

A recent study looks at how fructose and uric acid may trigger hyperactive behavior. The study by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, the University of Denver, and New England Inpatient Specialists was recently published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior. The researchers hypothesized that hyperactive disorders such as impulsivity and mania go back to ancient foraging instincts triggered by a high intake of fructose.