Silent Harms of Sugar Consumption




Silent Harms of Sugar Consumption. Is sugar poison? It depends on how much sugar a person consumes on a daily basis. As the World Health Organization has declared twenty-five grams of sugar per day suitable for health. But on average every Pakistani consumes 62 grams of this sweet poison daily.

Our body stores sugar in a very unique way. It is important for you to know how it happens, so that you may stay away from this poison.

What Are Silent Harms Of Sugar Consumption?

Some of the disadvantages of high sugar intake are:
-Makes the body prone to diabetes.
-Makes the heart weak.
-Deposits fat on body parts.
-Puts stress on the blood vessels.
-Increases risk of type 3 diabetes.
-Increases your appetite.
-Cause a lack of energy.
-Causes cholesterol.

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Now, we will discuss each of them in detail.

-Sugar makes the body prone to diabetes:

According to a medical study, if a person gets an extra 150 calories from high sugar consumption, the risk of diabetes increases by 1.1%.

-Sugar makes the heart weak:

If you avoid sugar to avoid diabetes, you are actually protecting your heart. As there is a link between heart disease and diabetes. Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death in people with type 2 diabetes.

-Sugar deposits fat on body parts:

Monosaccharides, an element in sugar, cause your liver to store more fat, and over time this can lead to a disease called fatty liver. And a fatty liver can be the cause of many more health problems.

-Sugar puts stress on the blood vessels:

The use of sugar increases insulin in the blood, which affects the body’s blood circulation system and arteries. Excess insulin causes muscle cells in the arteries to circulate faster than normal, causing the walls of the arteries to contract. Faster blood circulation increases stress in the body. This causes high blood pressure resulting in stroke or heart attack.

-Sugar increases risk of type 3 diabetes:

A study coined the term type 3 diabetes, which links insulin resistance, high-fat diets, and Alzheimer’s. It is actually the name given to Alzheimer’s patients that have digestive system disorders. The brain’s ability to produce glucose and energy is impaired, meaning it can also be called cerebral diabetes.

-Sugar increases your appetite:

Sugar makes you feel hungry. Eating too much sugar affects the brain’s ability to sense satiety or hunger. It results in feeling hungry all the time even after overeating.

-Sugar cause a lack of energy:

Have you ever noticed that eating a chocolate bar gives you a burst of energy and then you feel tired soon after? In fact, after eating sugar, the body begins to demand more sugar and the cycle continues. As a result, until you eat something sweet, you feel a lack of physical energy.

-Sugar causes cholesterol:

There is a relationship between sugar and cholesterol. According to a study, people who consume more sugar are more likely to develop diabetes and obesity. People with high cholesterol also develop dangerous types of fat in their blood and body that can be fatal for their health.

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