Affect of sugar on brain (article): effect on qigong? Home › Forum Online Discussion › Practice › Affect of sugar on brain (article): effect on qigong? This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Michael Winn 2 years, 9 months ago. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts May 14, 2015 at 2:17 pm #44394 Michael Winn If you want to read the bad news about what sugar does to your brain, read this piece: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/06/sugar-brain-mental-health_n_6904778.html It may contribute to Alzheimers, depression, addiction, etc. The question for this group is: how does sugar affect one’s qigong practice? Sugar in Chinese medicine affects the earth element, tonifies it. I believe that doing lots of grounding qigong will reduce one’s need for sugar. Anyone care to share their experience? Michael Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.