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Tuesday, 3 July 2018

12 Reasons Why Too Much Sugar Is Bad for You

Eating too much sugar is very lethal to your body. The real sources of added sugar nowadays are candies, drinks that contain sugar, sweetened diary, cakes, biscuits, breads, protein bars etc..... Taking in two much of one of these foods can really affect your body in various countless ways.

The following are some lethal ways too much sugar intake can affect you;

1. Sexual Health
Sugar is known to have so much impact on erection of the male genital organ.
It is known that, the series of internal activities that are necessary for erection can be distorted by high amount of sugar levels in the body. 
 Also, high amount of sugar levels in the bloodstream can cause impotent in men. This occurs as a result of ineffective blood flow throughout the body to obtain and maintain an erection during sex due to the bad effects of the high sugar levels on the circulatory system.

2. Cognitive domain
Taking in diets that are high in sugar can cause impaired memory.

3. The brain
Taking in too much sugar increases or raises your dopamine levels. Dopamine which is a kind of feel excited chemical is heightened anytime you take in a sugary food that is why you would more good or excited. If you don't take care, you would become addicted to them because of the way it makes you feel after you taken them.

4. Mood
When too much sugar is taken in by a person, he or she normally experiences some boost in his or her energy which can be referred to as "Sugar High". This is because of the rise in blood sugar levels. But as soon as the blood sugar levels drops, the person will begin to feel very depressed and anxious due to the reduction of energy. In short, too much sugar intake can cause serious anxiousness and depression.

5. The teeth
Stuffs that contain too much sugar are known to cause tooth decay. Tooth decaying bacteria  tend to like sugar so eating too much sugar, will make them end up feeding on the little sugars that remains in the mouth. Feeding on those sugars increases acid byproduct production. And acid byproduct is known for causing demineralisation of teeth.

6. Body Joints
Eating a lot of sugary foods can cause or increase joint pain due to the inflammation they normally cause in the body. It is also known that too much intake of sugar can bring about rheumatoid arthritis.

7. The  Skin
Too much intake of sugar can result in the fast aging of the skin. Yeah, you heard me right. Too much sugar intake will make your skin age faster than it should. This is because harmful molecules are created when sugar attaches itself to proteins in the bloodstream to form certain molecules which are known as AGEs (advance glycation end products). These molecules are known to have negative effects on collagen and elastin which are found in the skin fibres hence resulting in wrinkled skin.

8. The Liver
Your Liver can stop receiving insulin because of too much sugar intake. 
Insulin is a hormone which tend to help convert sugar in the bloodstream into accessible energy.
So if the liver is not able to receive this insulin, it means the sugar levels in your blood cannot be regulated and that can cause type 2 diabetes.

9. The Heart
Uncontrolled sugar intake can lead to abnormal growth of the arteries. And that places enormous amount of pressure on the heart which can cause stroke or heart attack.

10. The Pancreas
Pancreas also helps in the breakdown of sugar in body. But certain higher sugar levels in the body can place intense pressure on the Pancreas which can somehow cause damage to it. When it gets damaged, blood sugar level rises and that can lead to lethal heart diseases.

11. The Kidneys
If you have diabetes, too much sugar can lead to kidney damage. The kidneys play an important role in filtering your blood sugar. Once blood sugar levels reach a certain amount, the kidneys start to let excess sugar into your urine. If left uncontrolled, diabetes can damage the kidneys, which prevents them from doing their job in filtering out waste in your blood. This can lead to kidney failure.  

12. Body Weight
The more sugar you take in, the more weight you will gain. So in order to avoid unwanted weight, reduce ysugar intake.

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