If you’re the type to pay attention to the kinds of foods you put into your body, you’ve probably heard somewhere over the past decade that added sugars are by and large the worst things for us to consume.
Sweets like candy, soda, and the variety of other foods that have high levels of sugar might not make you gain 20 pounds overnight if you eat them every now and then. But, consuming sugar on a regular basis does have some physiological consequences for the human body, as you might expect.
Dietician Tamara Duker Freuman explains in the video above just exactly what happens to our bodies when we stop indulging in sugary snacks. Some changes start happening within just hours. Others slowly develop over time. And, they’re all healthy for us.
Big ones include lowered levels of insulin (which helps us burn fat and lose weight), the amount of fat in your blood decreases (resulting in lower cholesterol and healthier arteries), and your love for sugary foods starts to disappear, making those sweets you used to crave sound not so appealing anymore.
Have you stopped eating sugar recently and noticed positive changes to your health? Let us know!
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