Endocrinologist Pavlova: “night” candy is much more harmful than “morning” candy

If you can’t refuse candy, then eat it in the morning, not in the evening, advised endocrinologist Zukhra Pavlova.

The doctor recalled that activity The hormone insulin in the human body varies significantly depending on the time of day. The more it is stimulated, the greater the process of fat formation, the doctor emphasized.

— And eating sweets in the evening is precisely the stimulation of insulin synthesis– she wrote in her Telegram channel.

All sweets, if it is impossible to refuse them, should be consumed in the first half of the day. It is better to find an alternative to sweets, for example, buy dark chocolate, the doctor advises. She recommends sucking the slice slowly, without drinking tea, coffee, or even water.

As Medicalforum wrote, you can choose pumpkin seeds as a healthy snack. They are rich in microelements, one of the most important is magnesium. It reduces cholesterol levels in the blood and the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, strengthens the nervous system and improves sleep.

Excessive consumption of sweet foods can lead to disruptions in the body. Sugar causes an increase in blood glucose levels and causes the pancreas to intensively produce insulin, doctors warn. Therefore, frequent consumption of sweets can lead to type 2 diabetes.

Early signs of type 2 diabetes:

  • Constant thirst< /li>
  • Dry mouth
  • Extreme hunger
  • Frequent urination
  • Fatigue
  • Slow healing of cuts and wounds
  • Blurred vision
  • Itching in the area genitals.

Consumption of large amounts of sweets contributes to the proliferation of pathogenic bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract and disruption of the intestinal microflora. Sugar increases the likelihood of ulcerative colitis and can provoke intestinal cancer.

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