How does nutrition and diet affect the brain? The brain is only 2% of our body weight but it requires 20% of energy we consume. When our mental function declines, it can be an initial indicator of nutritional deficiency. Nutrition plays a huge role in determining brain health, mood, sleep, weight, attention, and development. It’s […]
In a New England medical journal study, men and women with genetic risk of obesity were 4 times more likely to become obese drinking one sugary drink a day versus those who drank one a month. Sugary drinks (juice is no better than soda) tampers with your body’s ability to maintain stable weight.