How Much Sweet Food Will Lead to Diabetes?
There are people with a sweet tooth and then there are people with a few sweet teeth. And over them are people who cannot live without sweets even a single day. Such people normally get to hear that having too much sweet food could lead to diabetes.
Do you think this is true?
Well, people believe so because Diabetes is sometimes synonymously known as Sugar. Do not be surprised if people say that they have sugar or they are sugar patients, instead of being diabetic or diabetes patients.
However, even when sugar or sweet food is linked to diabetes, sugar sweets are not the sole reason for getting diabetes.
You would have seen so many people around you eating a lot of sweets the entire day and yet they do not get diabetic. Why? This is because having too much sugar is not directly related to diabetes. In fact, you will come under the influence of diabetes faster when you drink water or any other liquid after consuming sweets.
So if you wish to stay away from diabetes even after eating a lot of sweets and sugary products, the rule of thumb is to stay away from water at least for 30 minutes after consuming the sweet food. As soon as you drink water after sweets, the level of sugar in your blood spikes and you have a greater chance of getting diabetes.
Besides, diabetes can be hereditary too. Even if you hate sweet food and do not consume even a bit of it, you can get diabetic if it runs in your genes. So kids from diabetic mothers or fathers have a high chance of getting diabetes and if both of them have diabetes, there is a higher chance.
But there are people who get it for the first time in their family and these people get it because of their irregular food habits. Apart from sweet foods, food products such as potatoes and rice too contain a bit of sugar and they could also cause diabetes in humans.
Not just these, even if you are obese, or have heart or kidney diseases, even these things could lead to diabetes in your body. So stop blaming just the sweet foods for diabetes in humans because sweet foods are not the lone reason and not a direct reason as well. Type 2 diabetes normally occurs when you are careless with your food habits or eat sweet foods without caring about the rules.