Tag - brain

The mysteries of sleep

We spend one-third of our lives sleeping. Way too much – according to hyperactive people –, we could do so many things during this time! That is right! We could work harder, we could have more fun, we could learn so much more. We have so many things to handle, yet we waste 30% of our time on earth sleeping! Well, that may hold true for our bodies, but certainly not for our brains! When we sleep, our neurons [...]

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The truth about sugar: is it good or bad for the brain?

The truth about sugar: is it good or bad for the brain?

For the nervous cells to function properly, the amount of sugar in the blood must be within certain limits. “Nervous cell cannot survive and prosper without glucose in the blood, also known as blood sugar. This is the medicine Nature provides to you so that you become more clever and cheerful. ” (Jean Carver, Your Miracle Brain) Glucose in the blood improves memory and concentration and increases the ability for learning, being the source of energy for the body [...]

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