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Society’s Sweet Tooth… the Brain’s Response to Sugar | Amanda Maracle | TEDxQueensU

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to start off by telling you a story. It’s about a woman named Barbara. Now, unfortunately for Barbara, when she was young, unhealthy habits were modeled at home. And several of her close relatives struggled with a very specific type of disorder. As Barbara got older, she…

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3 Common Misconceptions About Sugar

“Sugar makes children hyper”. We’ve all heard this before and maybe you’ve even observed it in kids. But… it’s actually a misconception. There are lots of widely believed misconceptions about science that are just plain wrong – like “You only use ten percent of your brain”. You really use one hundred percent of your brain….

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Is Sugar a Drug?

[MUSIC] A new crisis is threatening the prosperity of our great nation! This valuable white powder is being imported by the tons to satisfy the cravings of millions of deliciously delinquent addicts! And the most frightening part? It’s now being pushed on our children. Doctors say this little girl might never come down… from her…

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Avoid Sugar And You’ll Avoid Anxiety, Use These Substitutes

Avoid Sugar And You’ll Avoid Anxiety, Use These Substitutes Instead The world is a busy place. Life can get a bit hectic and anxiety can be quite common. It may seem unavoidable but there are ways in which you can minimize the chances of anxiety striking with the few simple tips, from your Bestie! Don’t…

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This Is Your Brain On Sugar | Amy Reichelt | [email protected]

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs So, as a neuroscientist, I’m fascinated by how our brains control our behaviors in our dynamic and changing world. But recently, I’ve become really interested not only in the environment that we live in, but what we’re putting into our environments, our bodies, in the form of the food…

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Why Do We Love Sugar?

As much as we hate to admit it, we all know that too much sugar is bad for our health – yet we still consume a lot of it. So… why do we love sugar? Back in the 1970s, researchers gave a group of one hundred babies three harmless solutions with different tastes; sweet, sour…

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HOW to quit Sugar & Unhealthy Habits

Almost everyone understand that Sugar isn’t particularly good for you and may feel guilty whenever having sweets or candy. This wasn’t always the case, sugar used to be advertised as just a source of quick energy, and even as a means for losing weight. “Mmm, another thing – the cold crisp taste of Coke is…

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Steven Pinker: Human nature and the blank slate

A year ago, I spoke to you about a book that I was just in the process of completing, that has come out in the interim, and I would like to talk to you today about some of the controversies that that book inspired. The book is called “The Blank Slate,” based on the popular…

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How to Make Banana Bread Superfood Smoothie Recipe with Bananas, Walnuts and Dates

Hello, this is Doctor John Fitzgerald and get ready to learn with My Nutrition Advisor. Today I am going to show you how to make a banana bread superfood smoothie. This recipe came on inspiration from my mom. When I was a kid, my mom used to make the best banana bread when she would…

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L’alimentation au service de notre équilibre intérieur | SOPHIE YVON | TEDxLille

Translator: Hannah Herbert Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Ladies and gentlemen, good evening. (Applause) When a woman falls in love, we say that she has butterflies in their stomach. When she is courageous, we say that she has guts. When she gets bad news, she has to digest it. And finally, when she is stressed, we say…

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