How to limit sugar intake

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How to limit sugar intake

Before we start reading further, the below is not a doctor’s advice, please consult a certified nutrition Doctor before you change your diet plan.

In modern times due to the reduction of poverty in a lot of countries, the availability of processed food at a cheaper rate caused an increase in sugar intake more than what we need.

Apart from the above, excessive intake of fruit drinks and colas contributed to the problem up to some extent.

Now, what can happen with excessive intake of sugar in our daily food?

Can become the cause of Obesity, Type 2 diabetes, leading to heart disease, etc…

Is it really possible to completely eliminate sugar from a diet?

The answer is “No” unless you stop eating food.

However, we should be cautious to reduce the excessive intake of sugar in our daily diet routine.

If you are a Rice eater, ensure to follow 1 cup vs 3 cups of vegetable formula, also increase the intake of fiber-rich foods and protein.

If you are a meat-eater, ensure to have a lesser proportion of carbohydrates and sugary foods, and increase the intake of vegetables, and fiber-rich foods.

Eliminate the colas completely, and switch to low glycemic index foods.

Eat when you are hungry

Drink water often and not too often.

Moderate physical activity based on your physical condition after consultation with your doctor.

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