High Sugar Foods
Too much sugary foods are not at all good for your overall health as this leads to diabetes, weight gain, obesity and heart diseases as well. Consuming too much sugar also leads to tooth decay and carbonated drinks leads to bone loss and weigh gain as well.
Too much consumption of high sugar foods leads to obesity and diabetes
Here is a list of some high sugar foods that you must be consuming in your daily life. But from now onwards learn to say no to these high sugar foods that might lead to many diseases.
1# Flavored Tea And Coffee
These days you get many flavors in tea and coffee and you tempt to try on these flavors. But little you know about these flavored drinks that they are loaded with high sugar content that is very unhealthy for your body. They contain artificial sweeteners that are very harmful and leads to tooth decay as well. So opt for pure and clear green tea or black coffee instead of trying out unhealthy flavored ones.
2# Packaged Fruit Juices And Soda Drinks
Packaged fruit juices are very low in fiber and other nutritional value and they are equally high in artificial flavors and sweeteners as well. Same goes for the aerated drinks that leads to weight gain and diabetes along with brittle bones. Replace artificial juices with real and fresh juice extracted at home and give way to good health and lots of fiber content for your body.
Tomato ketchup contains artificial sweeteners that leads to high sugar level
Who doesn’t like sizzling hot snacks along with yummy tomato ketchup! But you should also be aware that apart from a yummy flavor ketchup also contains added flavors and preservatives that is harmful for your body. You can prepare ketchup at home with fresh tomatoes and less sugar or you can go for mint dips, yogurt dips or mint chutney to stay healthy and free from high sugar.
4# Sugar Free Products
In reality these products are high on sugar as they contain sugar alcohols like sorbitol, mannitol, flour and milk. These sugars are absorbed by the body completely and consuming these products leads to many digestive problems, slow metabolism and obesity as well.Flour used in these sugar free products contains lot of carbohydrates that leads to insulin spike so it is good idea to stay away from sugar free products.
5# Ready To Serve Soups
These days soups are available in the market in lot of flavors and styles and they are ready to make that saves your time and effort. 1 tsp of packaged soup consists of 4 grams of sugar that is seriously unhealthy for your body. To give that thick and rich texture to the soup lot of cornflour is used that is again high in calories. All you have to do is to prevent yourself from picking up the packaged soup and instead opt for fresh soup prepared at home with fresh veggies and herbs. This will benefit you a lot and keeps you healthy in real sense.
Bread has high carbohydrate and sugar content that raises insulin level
Bread is widely used in all over the world for its mouthwatering taste in the breakfast. But it is loaded with added sugar and yeast. Flour is a carbohydrate that breaks down into glucose as it enters into your body. This also increases your insulin and blood sugar level in the body. You can opt for multigrain bread that is a healthy option and also go for a boiled egg or omelet and boiled veggies instead of eating bread as a substitute for your breakfast.
7# Cakes, Pastries and Donuts
Cakes, pastries and donuts not only looks yummy but they are really finger licking in taste. But they contain too much of artificial flavors and sugar that leads to sugar hike in our body. Consuming them once in a while is good but eating them on a regular basis is indeed a bad idea. These sugary sweets are high in fat content and contains extra flavored sugar. Try baking at home with much healthy options and instead of high sugar use dark chocolate or natural fruits as sweeteners for making cakes and pastries.
8# Granola Bars
These are popular with those who workout a lot as they give instant boost to the energy and sugar level in the body as well. But these granola bars are loaded with artificial sweeteners and flavors as well. One granola bar contains around 6 tsp of sugar that is really harmful for our body. You can make granola bar at home by using natural sweeteners, dry fruits and oats that is much healthier and provides you with nutritional benefits as well.
9# Salad Dressing
Salad dressings are high in sugar and contains high calories that are unhealthy
These days there are lot of salad dressings available in the market and this makes easy to consume green leafy vegetables with ease and taste as well. But these dressings contain high calories, fats and artificial sugar as well. Avoid these salad dressings and opt for plain salad options.
You can make your own salad platter at home by cutting fresh cucumber, tomatoes, lettuce leaf, beetroot, onions and toss them up with some olive oil and little bit of salt and pepper with a dash of lemon juice. You can also enhance the taste of your salad with fresh fruit juice.
Mrs. Divya Sharma is an avid writer with a vast experience of almost 15 years in writing career. She did her MA in English from IGNOU along with Diploma course in Journalism from YMCA, New Delhi. She has worked as a Content Manager with Times Of India, Noida for 10 years. Writing is her passion and she tries to give her best every time she writes on any given topic. Writing articles on home remedies is her area of interest and she has gained immense knowledge by writing and researching a lot in this field.