9 Subtle Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

3. You Have Joint Pain

If you have joint pain, here’s more reason to lay off the candy. Studies show that sugar consumption can increase your risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. Eating lots of sweets has been shown to worsen joint pain because of the inflammation they cause in the body.

4.Your Blood Pressure Rises Slightly

High-sugar diets have been associated with an increased risk of many diseases, including heart disease, the number one cause of death worldwide. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease. Your blood pressure is considered normal if it is 120/80 or lower. A high-sugar diet can push your blood pressure over this threshold.

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