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Why is sugar addictive?

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Dr. Adam Front
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Sugar addiction

You can learn a lot from "sugar: the bitter truth, " a 90 min vid on youtube by pediatric endocrinologist robert lustig of ucsf.
He breaks it down so it is very understandable and also addresses the political and economic aspects of the marketing of sugar. Also, consider that sugar, caffeine, nicotine and amphetamines all have the same effect curve - a quick lift and then a "crash.".

In brief: Sugar addiction

You can learn a lot from "sugar: the bitter truth, " a 90 min vid on youtube by pediatric endocrinologist robert lustig of ucsf.
He breaks it down so it is very understandable and also addresses the political and economic aspects of the marketing of sugar. Also, consider that sugar, caffeine, nicotine and amphetamines all have the same effect curve - a quick lift and then a "crash.".
Dr. Adam Front
Dr. Adam Front
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2 doctors agree

In brief: We need it

Our body functions on glucose.
But eating sugar isn't as healthy as letting your body extract it from vegetables.

In brief: We need it

Our body functions on glucose.
But eating sugar isn't as healthy as letting your body extract it from vegetables.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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