By Amanda Morgan
We all love to eat it but hate its effects: sugar. Most of the food you eat every day has some sugar in it. It is important to check the food label on the foods you consume to find out what ingredients are in it. You may be amazed to find out that the bread you are eating has some added sugar. Consuming an excess amount of sugar every day can lead to serious side effects from decreased motivation to poor skin. Next time you are looking for a snack, skip the sugar and notice a difference in your health and looks.
Sugar is one of the worst things for your skin and body because of its impact on insulin. When a person eats food with high levels of sugar, insulin levels rise throughout the body. As insulin levels rise, the skin produces more oil, especially on the face. Acne is caused by clogged pores and is exacerbated by oil on the skin. However, this does not mean you should avoid all sugars for the rest of your life. It is important to understand the difference between natural sugars and processed sugars. Natural sugars are the ones found in fruits, while processed sugars are added into food. It is okay to eat fruits with natural sugar. The real problem occurs when people eat a lot of food with added sugar like ice cream or white bread.
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