7 Warning Signs To Know You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

As soon as you finish your lunch, you want dip yourself into your favourite ice-cream or probably grab a doughnut with a chocolate sauce over it. Sounds yummy and delicious and this kind of indulgence once in a while is quite ok.

However, if this is not an occasional indulgence and has become a habit you can’t do away with then definitely this means you getting addicted to sugar. Watch out for the following signs which indicate that you are consuming excessive sugar:

Lack Of Energy

Lack Of Energy
If you are constantly feeling tired and fatigued. And finding yourself lacking energy with pain in joints and muscles, chances are you are addicted to sugar. Although sugar is known to lift up the mood and give instant energy, excess sugar causes the opposite.

Anxiety And Depression

Anxiety And Depression
Once the energy boosting effect of sugar gets dipped, it then starts the lack of energy further leads to anxiety. Feeling depressed, lethargy and constantly feeling worried indicate that you need to revise your sugar intake.

Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth
If you find yourself craving for some or the other sweet everyday it means you are addicted to sugar. You body seems to asking you for carbs and sugar to curb the feeling of sugar cravings, this is not a good sign, you need to watch your sugar intake.

Skin And Feet Issues

Skin And Feet Issues
Excess sugar intake leads to dark under eyes circles and skin gets inflamed. Another direct effect of sugar is on your feet as they become cracked, get excessive dry or oily, and get inflammation on feet which causes pain in the feet.

Weaker Immune System

Weaker Immune System
Sugar slowly decreases your body’s ability to fight diseases and weakens your immune system. If you find yourself catching colds and flu easily then blame it on sweet tooth.

Weight Gain

Weight Gain
Our body is designed to take sweets only in limited quantities, however excess consumption of sugar gets stored in body as fats. This leads weight gain and issues such obesity.

Chronic Diseases

Chronic Diseases
Apart from weight gain excess sugar leads to chronic diseases such as blood pressure, and heart problems. It also leads to diabetes, in which you feel very thirsty and hungry even though you might have taken your meals. These symptoms should never be ignored as these indicate you are on pre diabetes stage and with lifestyles changes you can sage guard yourself.