Now that the holidays are over, it's a bit harder to come up with excuses for indulging on crazy amounts of sugar. Oh, sure, you could blame the polar vortex or Kate Middleton's birthday, but we all know we're supposed to be cleaning up our diets. 'Course, that is a lot easier said than done. Especially if you're an addict! Which many of us are, even if we don't realize it. Our drug of choice? Sugar!
I know, I know, we may refer to something like sugar as a drug, but think, "Ha, come on, it's not as bad as ACTUAL illegal substances, right? Otherwise, it would be ... illegal, right?" But as a recent, fascinating lesson TED-Ed lesson points out, the sweet stuff may be legal, but it sure does have the same effect on the brain as some hardcore drugs.
Check it out ...