Well another Halloween has come and gone! And now all you trick-or-treaters have bags full of treats! …Or are they treats? Are they actually toxic?

Today we looked at some materials discussing sugar and it’s effects on your brain and your metabolism. This article was interesting – it talked about a study in the United States where doctors measured the effects of not eating sugar for 9 days. Could you stay off sugar for 9 days?

This TEDed documentary was an interesting look at the science of sugar and how it effects the human brain: How does sugar affect the brain?

What does sugar do to the body? 

How does sugar actually do to you?