The Science of Sugar, Hormones and Our Brains

Sugar impacts the brain just as much as the waistline. In this video, Dr. Robert Lustig explains the biochemical shifts that sugar causes, making us store fat and feel hungry at the same time.

He explains leptin and leptin resistance, which is a recent “holy grail” of obesity research because leptin used to work properly in our bodies 30 years ago…but no longer works in the majority of our population. Why? Insulin.

 

 

 

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