ecoPharmacist



A “Sugar High” can lead to a health low

Most of us love sweets. Kids go crazy for it or get cranky when they can’t have it. And of course, sugar is thought to contribute to kids being hyperactive or on a “sugar high”. Do you notice when you eat sugar you feel sluggish afterwards? Or you cannot think straight? Almost like a brain fog. And the more sugar you eat, the more you crave it? Well, there is a reason for this. Sugar is one of the few foods that activates the brain’s reward system, and is one of the reasons we get hooked and find it so hard to give up. Sugar activates the same part of our brain as sex, drugs, and alcohol.

A report published in the New England Journal of Medicine gives us all more reason to cut back on or cut out sugar completely.

Read more: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-13372/this-is-your-brain-on-sugar-a-neuroscientist-explains.html

Posted in Food, Health & Wellness | April 15th, 2014 | 0 Comments

0 Comments

Comments closed


"From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health."  –Catalan Proverb

Copyright 2022 ecoPharmacist®. All rights Reserved.

Information on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your physician. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing or using any medication or other treatment.

Privacy Policy