Brain Chemistry of having sweets after meal - WorldOfChemicals

Test Sweet craving…. after meal

Category : General Chemicals
Published by : Data Research Analyst, Worldofchemicals.com

Are you feeling sweet tooth after having meal?

                Is your brain insists to crave sweets or fresh fruits after a meal?

                                Why some people take sweets after a meal?

 

Simple answer for all the above questions is, its all hangs on your own brain chemistry.


                What is the connection between brain chemistry and having sweets after a meal?

 

Suppose you had finished a delicious, big meal and you are feeling full in your stomach but nevertheless hungry for having sugary sweets! This habit may derive from brain chemistry and your diet's makeup cause one to crave sweets.


These sweets are beneficial for your health and some sneak fiber into your diet to keep you full until your next meal and some Norwegian researchers have discovered that eating sugary desserts could help facilitate digestion and loosen stomach muscles to really make the food you've eaten settle easier.


Another cause of post-meal sweet cravings has related to the mood-elevating brain chemical, serotonin. When serotonin is low, feelings of depression and sadness set in. You crave something sweet because sugars and simple carbohydrates prompt the human body to release serotonin, improving your mood. Uneven glucose levels may also contribute to craving sweets after a meal as well.


 

Serotonin


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