Is sugar good? 🍩

SunnyLv 1Apr 08

When sugar hits our tongue, it activates certain taste buds that send a signal to the brain and activate the brain’s reward system. Dopamine is released and behavior is reinforced, which makes us want to eat more. Because dopamine is a chemical makes brain feel good. So, is it good ?

Vocabularies

taste buds
vị giác

activate
/ˈæktəˌveɪt/
kích hoạt

make (something) active or operative

reinforce
/ˌriɪnˈfɔrs/
củng cố

strengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material

tongue
/təŋ/
lưỡi

the fleshy muscular organ in the mouth of a mammal, used for tasting, licking, swallowing, and (in humans) articulating speech.

reward
/rəˈwɔrd/
phần thưởng

a thing given in recognition of one's service, effort, or achievement

release
/rəˈlis/
giải phóng

allow or enable to escape from confinement; set free

signal
/ˈsɪɡnəl/
tín hiệu

a gesture, action, or sound that is used to convey information or instructions, typically by prearrangement between the parties concerned

chemical
/ˈkɛmək(ə)l/
chất hoá học

relating to chemistry, or the interactions of substances as studied in chemistry

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