All you need to know about the brain!

The brain is really something! Did you know that it contains about 75-80 % water (by weight), 10 % lipids, and 10 % proteins? Did you know that under normal conditions, the brain exclusively uses glucose as an energy source. However, the brain can also run on something called ketone bodies mostly produced by the liver from fat during long-term fasting. Have you thought about that without the brain, there is no conscious life?  Read more in the May 2020 Lifebrain e-newsletter and find out all you need to know about the brain!  

The human brain (Source: Colourbox)

Published May 29, 2020 11:27 AM - Last modified June 23, 2020 10:24 AM