How high sugar diets can affect your brain function and memory We all know that having a diet packed with sugary treats and drinks isn’t great for our waistlines, but did you stop to think about the effect such treats might have on the rest of your body? High sugar levels can mess up your sleep pattern, cause spikes in energy and lethargy, and make your teeth rot, but it may also have a direct impact on your brain and memory function. A recent study attempted to prove or refute this … [Read more...] about Does Sugar Make You Feel a Bit Brain Groggy?
Antioxidants have had a lot of publicity in the past few years, mainly focused on potential health benefits and their ability help neutralize free radicals in our bodies. Our cells use oxygen and, as a by-product, create free radicals. The US Institute of Food Technologists website defines free radicals as "substances that occur naturally in our bodies but attack the fats, protein and the DNA in our cells". But what are antioxidants and which foods are the best sources? Read on to find out! … [Read more...] about Antioxidant Rich Foods