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Sugar

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maryann carroll

on 8 June 2016

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Transcript of Sugar

Why is it Addictive?
Dr.Robert Lustig has done recent brain scans and saw that sugar is more addictive than cocaine. It causes euphoric effect that triggers dopamine,the chemical that controls pleasure in the brain.
The culprits
Where it Comes From
South pacific islanders grew sugar cane more than 8,000 years ago. The plant was also widely grown in ancient India. Today leading sugar cane nations include Brazil, India, China, and Pakistan.
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Why is Sugar So Addictive?
The Food
When we eat these foods often in large amounts, dopamine receptors start to down regulate. Now there are fewer receptors. The next time we go and eat that food it will require more to get the same level of reward.
What does it mean?
Sugar equally flattening primarily due to its high content of fructose. The food is then manipulated by engineers to make us overeat.
Sugar
One article said sugar cane is a tall plant that is grows in tropical and semi-tropical countries. Sugar cane plants consist of sturdy stalles up to 30 feet high and about 2 inches in diameter. One passage said.
Examples
All apply below.
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Bibliography
https://authoritynutrition.com
https://worldbookonline.com
https://www.physicologytoday.com
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