Sugar: Good or Bad?

Sugar provides both health benefits and negative consequences. It supplies an important source of energy that is easy for the body to metabolize and use. However, if you consume large amounts of sugar, you can increase your risk of obesity and the complications it can cause such as diabetes and heart disease. The effects of sugar are a result of how the body digests and uses it.

Sugar is digested quicker than fats or proteins and provides a vital source of energy, which explains why the body tries to store excess dietary intake.

It can effect on blood glucose levels. If your blood sugar levels spike, it can cause increased thirst and nausea. Likewise, if your blood sugar spikes, you may experience headaches or dizziness. It can also trigger your appetite, which can lead to overeating and can set the stage for weight gain.

Sugar has a huge impact on the digestive system, which is where the majority of our immune system is housed.  Over consuming sugar can feed the infections such as Candida (yeast), and result in bloating, gas, and other unpleasant digestive effects.

Be aware of just how much sugar you are consuming on a daily basis.  ALWAYS check the nutrition label to see how many grams of sugar are in the products you are buying.  And remember to check out the serving size.  The label may say 5 grams of sugar, but if the amount of servings is 10, that’s 50 grams (and who really sticks to one serving?).

Ask questions, read labels, look up nutrition facts online.  The health risks of sugar are many and you really don’t want to be mindlessly consuming it.  Wouldn’t it be better to really enjoy a treat once in a while and know exactly what you are putting into your body, than be consuming 40 teaspoons of sugar a day without even knowing it?

Think about it

Toluse Francis

Toluse Francis believes a healthy lifestyle is paramount for everyone. He is a long -time volunteer with Solid Foundation Teens and Youth Ministry. He loves to care for people. Toluse Francis is a Health Coach and author He is interested in seeing people eat healthy and get productive. He believes a healthy lifestyle is paramount for everyone.

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