If there is a product that has played a very important role in the deterioration of people’s eating habits and health, it is definitely sugar, followed by refined flour.
Sugar belongs to carbohydrates and provides four calories per gram, compared to fats that provide nine, as published by the Su Médico portal.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the recommendations to reduce the consumption of free sugars throughout life are based on analyzes provided by the latest scientific data.
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This information shows that adults who eat less sugar have lower body weight. That is, the increase in the amount of sugars in the diet is related to weight gain.
In the case of children, those with higher levels of consumption of sugary drinks are more likely to develop overweight and obesity, compared to those with low consumption.
It has also been found that sugar increases insulin secretion and contributes to obesity and diabetes.
Although the addictive capacity of sugar is not recognized, there are people who can experience it. Therefore, it is important to identify the possible signs of addiction to this food to control its consumption and prevent diseases.
Warning signs of sugar addiction
- Wishes for ending each meal with something sweet: Despite feeling full, you feel the need to eat sweet foods, particularly those that contain excess sugar such as cakes, chocolates or industrialized pastries.
- Anxiety: Coming to manifest with sweating, tremors or restlessness.
- Excessive irritability: The disgust can be a consequence of the lack of sugar after having consumed it for prolonged periods.
- Lack of concentration: The need for something sweet can make it difficult to concentrate and other activities that require more attention.
- Headache: It can occur after eating foods with a lot of sugar, as well as after consuming it in excess for several weeks.
Other signs could be sweating, chronic tiredness, dizziness and dry skin.
According to the WHO, the daily sugar consumption of an adult person should not exceed approximately 25 grams.
However, you should consult a nutrition specialist for recommendations about the amount of sugar you need to eat as well as the best way to obtain it in your diet.
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