November 2017: Hardwired for sweets?

Did you know that humans are hardwired to prefer sweet from birth. Sugars are a type of carbohydrate. When we eat carbs, they stimulate the release of the feel-good brain chemical serotonin. Most brain cells are influenced in some way by serotonin.

 

Unfortunately in this day and age with sugar being so readily available this can have a negative impact on our oral health.

 

Try taking this quiz about sugar to test your sugar smarts!

 

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Lauren Vredenburg