Sugar's effect

Could sugar be considered a toxin? Is sugar addictive? 




Published on Jan 7, 2014

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When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine -- an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more. Nicole Avena explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation.

This you are addicted to sugar? Check out Dr Axe's video on breaking the addiction. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3sixYr7onw


This article originally appeared at: https://youtu.be/lEXBxijQREo.

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