What happens to the brain when you eat sugar?

Sugar impacts the way feel, think, and behave

Stars Insider

05/06/21 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Science

In recent decades, there has been incredible progress in our understanding of how our diets impact our health. This is particularly true when it comes to sugar. We all know that too much sugar is bad for you. It can cause obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay. Apart from the damage to our bodies, it also goes straight to our brains! It's now known that excessive sugar intake doesn't just impact our bodies, it impacts our behavior as well.

We've evolved to be drawn to sugar and the cravings are deeply ingrained, but once you understand how and why, you'll also learn that it's possible to change. Click through the following gallery to find out what happens to the brain when we eat sugar, and how to take better care.

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