Forget counting calories, and start paying attention to sugar. Our scales don’t predict the future, and they certainly don’t tell us what’s happening inside our bodies when we eat. However, it turns out that our blood sugar does. Blood sugar levels decide everything from how hungry we are to the amount of insulin produced, along with what kind of work certain organs do throughout the day. In short, sugar turns into fat. However, there is exciting new information about this process that might change the way you look at the dreaded concept of dieting forever.
Can blood sugar levels really cause weight gain?
In many cases, the answer is yes. Low blood sugar leads to hunger, and eating more calories than your body can burn off obviously leads to an increase in weight. But what can you do to combat this common problem? Let’s explore how you can keep your waistline in check by learning more about your blood sugar.