Health Risks of Sugar Crash Course

Health Risks of Sugar Crash Course

October 14, 2019 0 By Ewald Bahringer


Nothing taste as better as sugar does. It is everyone’s favorite and every dish
is incomplete without a sweet dish. But a bad news is that sugars can affect
our health more than any other tasty dish. Here are some facts which need to be
kept in mind while munching on sugars. Everything about sugar Carbohydrates which contains sugars are
made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. The two simplest sugars containing only
six carbons are glucose and fructose. There are two types of
carbohydrates simple and complex. Simple carbohydrates
are also called simple sugars and increases the
blood sugar immediately whereas complex carbohydrates
takes longer time to digest that’s why
considered good for health. Health risks of sugars Sugar immediately make the blood
glucose to rise and fall. Like every other blood composites
blood glucose too has a fixed level. If any changes occurs in the
composition it can causes mood swings, fatigue, headache and
craving for eating more sugars. Studies have shown people who use little
or no sugar have very less inclination towards sweet things and they remain
emotionally stable all the time. Sugar is the main reason of the
obesity, diabetes or heart diseases. If a person consumes food containing
high glycemic index like wheat or rice he or she is at the greater
risk of developing these diseases. Sugars do affects our immune
system because all harmful bacteria and disease causing
yeast like to feed on sugars. Therefore a person who has increased sugar
intake can be seen falling sick frequently. High sugary food can reduce the
content of chromium in the body. Chromium is the essential
element which takes of the body’s metabolism by
regulating the blood sugar. It helps in the transportation of the
insulin and glucose to the cells. If you want to delay the
ageing process then stop eating sugar as it will make
you look old much early. Yes, sugar do accelerates ageing
and sagging of skin as it reduces the elasticity of the tissues
through a process of glycation. This is no hidden fact that
sugar damages the teeth. It helps bacteria to flourish and
fasten the process of tooth decay. Along with brushing the
teeth twice a day it would be great if you
reduce the sugar intake. Sugar dominates in the
body and reduces the intake of other essential
elements like vitamin A, vitamin C, Folate, vitamin B12, calcium,
iron, phosphorus and magnesium in the body. Sugar affects the children
and teenagers more as the high intake of sugar is
found during these stages. It does feel good while having
sweet candies or dishes but sugars can cause the
risk of increased stress. As the blood glucose level rises
it induces the release of stress hormones like cortisol,
adrenaline and epinephrine. Sugar makes the pH of the
blood acidic whereas alkaline state is
considered more healthy. A acidic blood can lead to
health issues like kidney stones, oxidative stress
and chronic inflammation. High intake of sugar or food containing high
glycemic index can damage the eyesight by corroding the retina as
it makes a person more prone to age related
macular degeneration.