Tag Archives: Sugar

This is what happens to your brain when you give up sugar

I came across this interesting article. Source: Jordan Gaines Lewis, Neuroscience Doctoral Candidate at Penn State College of Medicine for The Conversation Feb 18, 2015 Theconversation_140px-logo Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in… Read More »

Health Sugar Risks Go Beyond Weight Gain

The idea that dietary sugars increase the risk for such things as hypertension and the development of health threatening changes in lipid profiles is not new. But a commonly held perception has been that these health risks represented a direct consequence of the fact that increased dietary sugar consumption caused weight gain, and it was… Read More »

What happens one hour after you drink a can of coke.

I found this interesting description about what happens consuming a can of Coke. Needs some research to validate this. Source: http://www.scarymommy.com/articles/this-graphic-may-make-you-keep-soda-out-of-your-kids-hands-forever?section=news&u=xanlIuhYdb 1/8/2015 1. In The First 10 minutes: 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system. (100% of your recommended daily intake.) You don’t immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because phosphoric acid cuts the flavor… Read More »