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Wellness Wednesday: How Sugar Affects The Body, Earplugs For Concerts


Eating is supposed to feel good, and nothing says feel good like sugar. 

That’s why so many among us give up sugar for lent, or after the holidays. But what is happening in our brains that makes sugar challenging to kick for so many people?  

Today on All Sides Wellness Wednesday, what happens to your brain when you give up sugar, and more.


  • Dr. Nicole Avena,author, Neuroscientist and consultant on nutrition, diet and food addiction, assistant professor of neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City
  • Brian Felsen, Chief Hearing Loss Preventionist and Founder, Your Ears Rock
  • Alex Hutchinson, science and fitness journalist with Outside magazine, author, “Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance”

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