April 6, 2016

How Does Sugar Affect the Brain: A VIDEO Explanation


Recently, there have been a lot of studies condemning the health effects of sugar on the body. Overconsumption of sugar has been linked to diabetes, memory loss, heart disease, and high cholesterol.

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So, why is it that human beings crave sugar? How does sugar affect the brain? To put it simply, eating sugar triggers a response from the brain’s pleasure centre by releasing dopamine and, in the process, makes us feel good.

Why not trigger an even bigger response from your brain’s pleasure centre today by watching Nicole Avena’s 300 second video below.

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