Carbohydrates don’t boost self-control

United Press International:

U.S. researchers say sugar does not appear to have a metabolic boost for self-control.

Psychological scientist Daniel C. Molden of Northwestern University in Chicago and colleagues said many had thought self-control relied on carbohydrate metabolism — people deplete their carbohydrate stores as they exert self-control, making it more difficult to exert self-control until the stores are built up again.

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