Category Archives for Sugar

Longer Life Through Lower Blood Sugar

Many experiments and studies on life extension have found the interesting and important result that lowering blood glucose (blood sugar) and/or restricting dietary carbohydrates means longer life. This

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The Truth About Breakfast

Breakfast is the meal that we’re constantly told that we must eat. Supposedly, we should eat breakfast like a king in order to be lean and healthy — although the absurdity of eating more food

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Carbohydrate restriction may increase lifespan

Carbohydrates are essentially just long chains of glucose molecules strung together. Glucose is a sugar, which requires insulin in order to be taken up by cells. When carbohydrates are metabolized (digested),

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Correlation between low sperm quality and soda consumption

Sugar-sweetened beverage intake in relation to semen quality and reproductive hormone levels in young men. The authors found that SSB intake was inversely related to progressive sperm motility. Men in

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The sweet taste of death: glucose triggers apoptosis during yeast chronological aging

The sweet taste of death: glucose triggers apoptosis during yeast chronological aging. As time goes by, a postmitotic cell ages following a degeneration process ultimately ending in cell death. This phenomenon

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Uric acid, a biological marker of impulsivity

Impulsivity is Associated with Uric Acid: Evidence from Humans and Mice. AbstractBACKGROUND:The ability to control impulses varies greatly, and difficulty with impulse control can have severe consequences;

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Human-relevant levels of added sugar consumption increase female mortality and lower male fitness in mice

Human-relevant levels of added sugar consumption increase female mortality and lower male fitness in mice Consumption of added sugar has increased over recent decades and is correlated with numerous diseases.

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Sugar Addiction

Evidence for sugar addiction: behavioral and neurochemical effects of intermittent, excessive sugar intake. Avena NM, Rada P, Hoebel BG. Source Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton,

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Lots of Sugar and No Omega-3 = Memory Loss

‘Metabolic syndrome’ in the brain: deficiency in omega-3 fatty acid exacerbates dysfunctions in insulin receptor signalling and cognition Key points  • We provide novel evidence

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Soda and Fruit Juice Cause Diabetes

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes OBJECTIVE Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), which include soft drinks, fruit drinks, iced tea, and energy and

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