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How Does Sugar Affect the Brain?

Contrary to what some people may think, sugar doesn’t actually increase mental performance. Glucose, a fundamental substance in the correct functioning of the brain, helps us with the most intense intellectual tasks. A drop in glucose levels can lead to poorer performance on tasks involving memory, learning or attention.  So why doesn’t brain performance improve… Read More »

Diet too high in sugar

We already know that modern Western diets are loaded with added sweeteners even our bread has excess sugar in it. But even though humans need glucose to survive, it’s no secret that the exorbitant amount of sugar found in everyday foods like processed snack foods, canned food, and soft drinks have become too much for… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: The best bread to eat to lower blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas does not produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. Although the condition tends to go undetected in the early stages, uncontrolled blood sugar levels over time can pose life-threatening health risks such as heart disease and stroke. Fortunately, by making simple everyday tweaks, people can stave off… Read More »