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Effects of Sugar on the brain: How it Affects Your Long-Term Health

Posted by Dr. Elsa Stokes on

Sugar Rush: What Are The Effects Of Sugar On The Brain? When you consume something sweet, it causes many different actions within of you. Your tongue sends out signals to your brain as to what you're tasting. Your brain and your gut work hand in hand, with sugar stimulating your pleasure center, and dopamine boosting your excitement center. All this makes you feel good and makes what you just did (eating something sweet) so much better.   But what are the long-term effects of sugar on the brain? Do they encourage the development of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children?...

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