It is known that sugar is not really a useful ingredient for our body, but we use it anyway. If nothing has convinced you to replace the sugar with natural sweeteners despite knowing what it does to your body, these 11 facts will.
1. Fats accumulate around the organs
Fructose, as part of sugar makes the liver to store fat more efficiently and at odd places. With time it comes to creating fat around it, which causes a liver disease, a disease that was very rare in the eighties of the last century.
2. Prepare for diabetes
Every additional 150 calories obtained through daily sugar intake increase the chance of getting diabetes by 1.1%.
3. Chaos with cholesterol
If you leave aside those with high cholesterol, diabetes and obese people, the people that consume a lot of sugar are having the largest increase of bad cholesterol and dangerous increase of the triglycerides, as well as decrease of the good cholesterol.
4. Bad effect on the heart
Heart disease and diabetes are closely related. Heart and brain stroke are the greatest dangers for those with type 2 diabetes.
5. Blood Pressure
Comes to excessive insulin secretion, which badly affects the circulating system and arteries. Chronically high levels of insulin accelerate the growth of muscle tissues around the blood vessel, thereby causing hardening of the artery walls, which is a step closer to high blood pressure.
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