The Impact of sugar on Mental Health

The Impact of sugar on Mental Health

June 18, 2021
Important Points: Sugar Mental Health Dopamine Inflammation Brain The Impact of sugar on Mental Health When enjoying your tasty donut, the last thing on your mind is your long-term mental health. There is plenty of evidence to suggest that you should be thinking of just…

Sugar: Is it bad for kids’ learning and behavior?

Sugar: Is it bad for kids’ learning and behavior?

May 21, 2021
Important Points: Sugar Behavior Learning Brain Memory Sugar: Is it bad for kids’ learning and behavior? The effect of sugar intake on children’s behavior is a hotly debated topic in pediatrics. Parents and educators often contend that sugar and other carbohydrate ingestion can dramatically impact…

What’s on your plate? Does overeating cause diabetes?

What’s on your plate? Does overeating cause diabetes?

March 12, 2021
Important Points: Diabetes Diet Sugar Physical activity Obesity What’s on your plate? Does overeating cause diabetes? We live in the modern-day age of convenience where everything is available to us at the touch of a button. A study published in the Journal of Translational Medicine…

Metabolic Inflammation: What is it?

Metabolic Inflammation: What is it?

February 26, 2021
Important Points: Insulin resistance Sugar Type 2 Diabetes Glucose Metabolic Inflammation: What is it? The modern diet contains a large amount of simple sugars. From bread, to donuts, to carbonated drinks, to chocolate, cookies and candy, everywhere you look, temptation abounds. The potential impact on…

Sugar and cancer: Is there a link?

Sugar and cancer: Is there a link?

July 17, 2020
Important Points: Sugar Glucose Cancer Health risk Nutrition Sugar and cancer: Is there a link? Sugar is the modern-day diet villain, but does it cause cancer? Does sugar feed cancer cells making them grow more aggressively? How does the sugar we consume through food and…