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Mmmmh, sugar...

It’s sometimes hard to find the right words for the tastes and flavours we experience. We enjoy sweet flavours from birth. This pleasure continues to develop as we grow older.

Glucose is a fuel

It enables us to contract our muscles, from the calves of a marathon runner to your index finger when you click your mouse. Find out why !

Sugar and the mind

We often forget that it isn’t only our muscles that work hard. The brain is also a big energy consumer. And billions of busy neurones require some feeding !