Your Brain on Sugar … Not a Pretty Sight

Your Brain on Sugar … Not a Pretty Sight

How sugar affects the brain – Nicole Avena Your brain is actually hardwired to love sugar. Though it makes up only about 2% of your entire body weight, your brain uses 50% of your sugar energy. If you thought you had a sweet tooth, it has nothing on the...
What Is a Sugar Detox?

What Is a Sugar Detox?

Charlotte Skyles Have you heard about a sugar detox? Are you wondering exactly what this is, and how it works? A sugar detox does exactly that, it detoxes your system to rid your body of sugar. This means you eliminate sugar consumption entirely, or at least...
Scary Sugar Statistics You Need to Know

Scary Sugar Statistics You Need to Know

Numbers can be very powerful. When they are backed by reputable scientific trials, studies and experiments, they are hard to ignore. The following list of scientifically verified sugar-related statistics may be startling, and will hopefully help you see the need to...
5 Healthy Sugars to Replace Refined Sugar

5 Healthy Sugars to Replace Refined Sugar

Five Best Sugar Substitutes | Dr. Josh Axe Refined sugar is bad for you, and your body doesn’t need it. So why is it in so many foods? Sugars like high fructose corn syrup are the go-to ingredient for adding flavor to foods because they are extremely cheap and...

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