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What does too much sugar do to your brain?
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Dr. Cory Annis
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
In brief: Nothing good
Though your brain needs glucose to run its engine, all of your food is turned into glucose eventually.
Flooding it with refined sugar just makes it crash later. However when the body is no longer clearing away all the sugar you eat(diabetes), the brain also can't work well becasue the body makes toxins when too much sugar stays around too long. It also "dries" the brain like a piece of dry fruit.

In brief: Nothing good
Though your brain needs glucose to run its engine, all of your food is turned into glucose eventually.
Flooding it with refined sugar just makes it crash later. However when the body is no longer clearing away all the sugar you eat(diabetes), the brain also can't work well becasue the body makes toxins when too much sugar stays around too long. It also "dries" the brain like a piece of dry fruit.
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