I've been on a diet for some time, and failed to really all about the sugar out.

This week, a few times I ate icecream and cake, and I do not even much.

As soon as it appears in the alert mode.

Fatigues more, and is somehow feeling lazy.

When I do not eat sugar, I'm really spirited and I care to do no matter what.

What is the reason for this?

has been pondered by a woman at Vauva.fi.

Eating or drinking sweets can create a nasty twist.

Sweet may invigorate and produce pleasure when blood sugar rises momentarily.

When blood sugar starts to fall again, fatigue and hunger can quickly result.

I have noticed that fresh eating becomes more and more accessible to me the true feeling tired.

For example, if I eat a whole bar of chocolate (okay, it’s really a lot at once), I get so tired that I have to go to nap.

I am a normal weight, a single comment.

Hanna Partanen, a licensed nutritionist, has also considered the links between fatigue and sweet eating.

- A rapid drop in blood sugar may feel like tiredness or, in some cases, severe hunger.

It would be interesting to sometimes better examine whether there is a so-called

placebo effect or whether sawing blood sugar really causes this feeling of fatigue, Partanen says.

In children, sugar has been claimed to cause hyperactivity and “sugar intoxication”.

Scientifically, it has been repealed.

- Of course we know that blood sugar reacts very individually in people.

For others, the sawing movement can be very great, and a drop in blood sugar can cause severe fatigue.

Similarly, some prediabetics — that is, those who already have high blood sugar but not yet diabetes — experience fatigue when their sugar is high for a long time.

Take adequate sleep.

If you sleep poorly, it can increase your craving for sweets.

When tired, he also can't focus on eating healthy in the same way as when he's rested. Photo: Colourbox


 Moderate delicacies are part of a healthy varied diet.

Cut the thread

When do you already have to worry about your own sweet eating?

- If the delicacies take up too much space from other, more nutritious food, Partanen says.

It is not necessary to completely eliminate sugar from the diet in order to control sweet eating.

- Although the body does not need pure sucrose, there is no harm in a reasonable amount.

For example, more acidic berries may prefer to taste with a sugar supplement.

Bananas also naturally contain a teaspoon of sugar, or sucrose.

- Of course, it is good to limit the number of delicacies so that you do not pull a 200-gram loose candy bag, but prefer a candy box, for example, if you experience challenges in eating control and always want to pull through so-called Ostrobothnia.

Delicious sweets every now and then do not destroy health if you eat mainly sensibly and varied.

- It is safest to enjoy a dessert after a meal, so that the reward center in the brain is not activated too strongly.

It is the experience of pleasure that can lead to delicacy becoming a learned way to deal with anxiety, for example.

- The most important thing, I think, is that whenever you enjoy, it should be done consciously with enjoyment and a good conscience.

And it’s important to think about what delicacies you really like!

Moderate delicacies are part of a healthy, varied diet.

That’s why I’m talking about resilience in my book and not about any tearing up.

Flexibility means that delicacies are not forbidden.

For example, a bun eaten occasionally at a workplace coffee table won’t spill for life, as long as it returns to a regular food rhythm after a moment of delicacy.

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Tips for cutting your blood sugar drum:

  • Make sure you eat regularly so that the intervals between meals do not stretch too long.

    A suitable meal interval is 3-4 hours.

    Too long a meal interval causes hunger, which can lead to uncontrolled eating and mental actions.

  • Choose carbs, fiber, protein and fats for each meal, as well as something fresh.

    For example, a handful of nuts or seeds can be added to a porridge breakfast, as well as, for example, an egg or unsweetened curd / similar plant-based product as a protein supplement.

  • A snack matters!

    Napping makes the blood sugar cut.

    So think in advance what kind of snacks you will enjoy during the day.

    Blood sugar can also drop if the previous meal or snack contained fast carbohydrates such as sugars or starch.

    So choose fiber and protein-rich snacks.

  • Don’t quench your hunger with energy drinks as they raise your blood sugar and invigorate you only momentarily.

  • Stop to wonder if you really need treats.

    Sometimes mindfulness is just a habit, and sweet doesn’t really even make you mind.

Adequate sleep and regular exercise are also beneficial.

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