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My Daily Blog

This is a personal blog

My Story

My Story

I’m David Daffey, an ordinary guy who happens to enjoy eating healthy food, along with swimming, cycling and running (that’s right…I’m a triathlete).  Oh, and I love coffee!  I live in Sydney, Australia and my passion is to help people live better lives through healthy eating.
How sugar affects the brain

How sugar affects the brain

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine -- an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more. Nicole Avena explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation.