While you may think sleeping means rest for our body, your brain actually uses a lot of energy through the night. How else would you have those vivid dreams? One of the main sources of energy for the brain is from sugar, specifically the sugar stored in the liver. Liver glycogen is the first stop the brain takes to find energy. To improve your brain’s ability to function through the night, having extra sugar is key, with raw honey being the preferred source for that sugar!