Sugar is your brain's primary energy source. Your brain responds to it with positive reinforcement, releasing feel-good chemicals that result in a "sugar high." But if you trigger this rush too often, your brain becomes desensitized to it. This can cause a number of problems for healthy brain function.
You know that refreshed feeling you get after walking through a forest, a park, or even just a tree-lined street? It’s not just your imagination: being around trees is actually good for you, and we’ve got the science to prove it. Here are a few of the ways that trees make you healthier and happier.