9 Subtle Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

What happens in your body when you eat too much sugar?

1. You constantly crave sugary things

If you experience lots of sugar cravings, it’s on of the signs that you’re eating too much sugar. It’s an addictive cycle, as sugar gives you that short term high followed by a crash, just like a drug. Eating sugar gives your brain a huge surge of a feel-good chemical called dopamine. Constant sugar cravings are the most common sign of overconsumption.

2. You’re Breaking Out Around Your Mouth and Chin

If you’re constantly suffering from breakouts, it’s time to reassess your diet. Eating too much sugar can wreak havoc on your skin. Too much sugar leads to an increase in inflammation in the skin causing break outs around the mouth and chin.

Sugar may accelerate the skin aging process. Wrinkles are a natural sign of aging. They appear eventually, regardless of your health. However, sugar damages collagen and elastin, which are proteins that help the skin stretch and keep its youthful appearance.

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