The effects of carbohydrates on the Sympathetic Nervous System.
Round 2: this is NOT about saying carbs are bad for you, or that carbs are not a convenient source of glucose, or that carbs do not help the release of brain serotonin. Etc…
This post is ONLY about showing that carbs trigger a Sympathetic response. And i think this puts carbs in the realm of stimulants. It depends on what you would call a stimulant obviously, but “food that causes a Sympathetic response” seems like a good definition.
The insulin response alone is not sufficient to explain what is happening.
Read the article here