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How sugar affects the brain

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What is the main idea of the video?

The video gives a scientific explanation of sugar.

The video gives an explanation why we are addicted to sugar.

The video explains the fifth taste bud.


Sugar contains molecules that are called carbohydrates.

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False

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Carbohydrates help us to have energy.

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False

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Only sweet products contain sugar.

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False

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What happens when we eat sweets?

Our reward system is activated.

Our taste-detecting system is activated.

Our sugar-detecting system is activated.


What is the reward system activated by?

It is activated by only sugar.

It is activated by sexual behavior, drugs, sugar, socializing, etc.

It is activated by food.


What happens when we over-activate the reward

system by eating much sweet food?

We lose the control over sugar.

We crave for more every time.

Both option 1 and option 2.


There are sugar receptors in our gut and stomach.

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Dopamine is produced when we...

eat sweets and drink alcohol.

we smoke cigarettes and take drugs.

Both option 1 and option 2.


Why is it hard to eat vegetables such as broccoli?

Because it is not tasty.

Because it doesn't produce dopamine.

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Our brain doesn't pay attention to new and different food.

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Dopamine becomes less when we eat the same kind of food and we want something new.

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False

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Dopamine lessens when we eat sweets every day

and we want a change.

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False

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