How sugar affects the brain, not just the body

When we get taught about sugar it always seems to be about what sugar does to your body. The rise in insulin, increased fat storage, dropping energy levels after it’s effect diminishes.
Enter Nicole Avena (website below), a research neuroscientist and an expert in the fields of nutrition, diet and addiction. The perfect teacher to give us a lesson about what sugar actually does in the brain. Animated bij STK films (website below) to make it visually stick in your memory.

It’s nice to see a different approach every once in a while and this video, informative as well as interesting, is a perfect example of how infograpics and dry lecture can combine into an effective and entertaining message that might change the way you think. And as you know, that’s what we’re about.

Check it out and let me know.


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