How Sugar Damages Your Brain

How Sugar Damages Your Brain

How Sugar Damages Your Brain An article published in the journal Nature claimed that sugar is a toxic substance that should be regulated like alcohol and tobacco. This conclusion was based on many studies conducted on the effects of sugar in the body including how it impairs several brain functions. How Sugar Affects the Brain’s Nucleus Accumbens When a person eats sugary foods there is a specific area in the brain called the nucleus accumbens that initially releases high amounts of dopamine. When a person frequently eats sugar-containing foods their…

The Link Between Sugar and Cancer

The Link Between Sugar and Cancer

The Link Between Sugar and Cancer Is there a link between sugar consumption and cancer? More specifically, does sugar cause cancer? If not, does eating sugar feed a cancer once it has started? Are there safe levels of sugar consumption? While it is becoming apparent that added sugar is not good for us, it is being made abundantly clear that excess consumption is extremely damaging to our health. Incidences of cancer are up to double in patients classified as obese. The link between sugar and obesity and type two diabetes…

Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Feeling Tired

Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Feeling Tired

Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Feeling Tired Does your day feel like it is one long ride filled with hectic schedules at every turn? It seems to be like that for so many of us. For some, it only takes a good night sleep and a hearty breakfast to be able to cope with the pressure and stress of the day. However for those who have problems with their blood sugar it may not be as simple or as easy as that. An individual who has elevated blood sugar…