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Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners & Your Brain

Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners & Your Brain

Update: 2021-11-30
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We all know that excess sugar in our diet can lead to diabetes and weight gain. But did you ever stop to think about how sugar affects your brain? If you’re thinking “I switched to artificial sweeteners, so I'm O.K.,” listen up: they come with their own set of impacts on your brain chemistry.

Join host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., and his guest Dalia Lorenzo, M.D., a neurologist at Miami Neuroscience Institute, for important insights into the effects of sweeteners on mood, memory and even Alzheimer's Disease.

(For more on diet and brain health, Dr. Lorenzo recommends this video:
Power Foods for the Brain - Dr. Neal Barnard)

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Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners & Your Brain

Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners & Your Brain

Baptist Health South Florida, Dr. Jonathan Fialkow, Dr. Dalia Lorenzo