brain sugar


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Noun1.brain sugar - a simple sugar found in lactose
saccharose, sucrose - a complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent
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In adolescents and young adults, a considerable portion of brain sugar also is devoted to aerobic glycolysis, but the fraction drops steadily with age, leveling off at very low amounts by the time people are in their 60s.