Those sugar highs you think you get are likely a figment of your imagination. In reality, they're more like sugar sedatives. Jonah Lehrer, writing for Wired, points out that orexin —a brain chemical that keeps you feeling awake—is inhibited when you consume sugar. Fortunately, there's a fix. Lehrer points out a study looking at the effects of different foods on orexin that discovered that while sugar lowered orexin levels in the brain which creates a tired feeling and protein excited the orexin cells into production mode generating a feeling of alertness :.
How to Date Guys When You’re Tired of Dating - Verily
Primped and prepped after an hour of getting ready while listening to my Pump Up the Jams playlist, I made my way out of the parking garage and toward the restaurant. I am perfectly open-minded to hairstyles and can support a fade or a man bun, but both at once felt like a bridge too far for me. But I knew better. I was being shallow.
Why Sugar Makes You Tired (and What You Can Do About It)
I recently put myself out there for the first time in a long time and I got burned. I wanted to move on right away. I should know better and I guess I do. I just wanted a new reason to smile and feel excited.
The first time I threw up on a date, I had just eaten a big bowl of chili. I was in college at the time, 22 years old, and new to romance. I remember feeling fine as I strolled down my favorite Montreal backstreet en route to the nearby microbrewery on a warm summer afternoon.