Sugar rush or sugar crash? A meta-analysis of carbohydrate effects on mood

@article{Mantantzis2019SugarRO,
  title={Sugar rush or sugar crash? A meta-analysis of carbohydrate effects on mood},
  author={Konstantinos Mantantzis and F. Schlaghecken and S. S{\"u}nram-Lea and E. Maylor},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2019},
  volume={101},
  pages={45-67}
}
  • Konstantinos Mantantzis, F. Schlaghecken, +1 author E. Maylor
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • The effect of carbohydrate (CHO) consumption on mood is much debated, with researchers reporting both mood improvements and decrements following CHO ingestion. As global consumption of sugar-sweetened products has sharply increased in recent years, examining the validity of claims of an association between CHOs and mood is of high importance. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the relationship between acute CHO ingestion and mood. We examined the time-course of CHO… CONTINUE READING
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