The Effect Sugar has on the Brain

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 … Continue reading

Popular Type of Beverage Consumed By 50% Of People Every Day Linked To Dementia

Half of Americans use a drink linked to dementia on any given day. Both sugary and artificially sweetened ‘diet’ drinks are linked to dementia by two new studies. People who drink sugary beverages tend to have poorer memories, smaller brains and a smaller hippocampus (an area vital for learning and memory). Diet sodas, though, don’t seem much safer. A follow-up … Continue reading

Vitamin C
Mystery Vitamin C: Strange Interaction With Ebola and Other Oddities

By BENDEDREALITY staff writer Roger Conner November 2016 The information presented in this article will probably shock you. Before we get more deep into things it is important to note that refined white sugar is used to manufacture vitamin C. Therefore, it’s not surprising that the vitamin C molecule closely resembles the sugar molecule. Your body has the ability to … Continue reading

Cancer Cells Are Addicted to Sugar

The science is undeniable: preventing and even reversing cancer could be as simple as altering your diet and depriving the cancer of its favorite food – sugar. In 1924, Otto Warburg, Ph.D., a Nobel Prize winning biochemist, proposed the hypothesis that cancer is a metabolic disease, that affects the way cells use food to make energy. Warburg believed that cancer … Continue reading