that's why i'm trying to cut my refined sugars....
and that's why i'm always trying to eat different things...
dopamine up, but with no "drugs'!
No more boring foods!!!!
How sugar affects the brain - Nicole Avena
"When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine -- an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more. Nicole Avena explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation."
Sugar: Hiding in plain sight - Robert Lustig
"While sugar is easy to spot in candy, soft drinks and ice cream, it also hides out in foods you might not expect -- including peanut butter, pasta sauce and even bologna! Robert Lustig decodes confusing labels and sugar's many aliases to help determine just how much of that sweet carbohydrate makes its way into our diets.
Lesson by Robert Lustig, animation by The Tremendousness Collective."