A short video showing how sugar activates the brain’s reward system.
Over-reacting the reward system kick starts a series of unfortunate events such as loss of control, craving and an increased tolerance to sugar. Sugar acts like a drug and an over consumption of sugar can have addictive effects on the brain.
According to Dr. Robert Lustig, one of the leading experts on childhood obesity, sugar is a poison, responsible for obesity along with chronic and lethal diseases Sugar has also been shown to increase blood pressure and levels of unhealthy cholesterol and triglycerides; and also may increase signs of inflammation linked with heart disease.
Sugar doesn’t just make people fat, it makes them sick.