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Diabetes: 6 surprising things that spike your blood sugar levels

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Published date February 28, 2024 06:24 PM (IST)

  • From stress to lack of sleep, nutritionist Bhakti Arora Kapur explains the lifestyle factors that can cause blood sugar levels to go out of control.

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Published date February 28, 2024 06:24 PM (IST)

“Did you know? It’s not just sugary snacks that can cause blood sugar levels to spike! Surprising factors like stress, lack of sleep, artificial sweeteners, insufficient fiber intake, and even aging can all cause blood sugar levels to spike. It may be responsible for the spike,” says nutritionist Bhakti Arora Kapur. (Freepik)

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Stress and fear: When the body senses a threat, whether physical or psychological, it triggers a series of physiological responses, including the release of glucose into the bloodstream to provide energy for the fight-or-flight response. Masu. This can increase blood sugar levels (Unsplash)
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Stress and fear: When the body senses a threat, whether physical or psychological, it triggers a series of physiological responses, including the release of glucose into the bloodstream to provide energy for the fight-or-flight response. Masu. This can lead to increased blood sugar levels (Unsplash)

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Lack of sleep: Poor sleep habits can disrupt your body's hormonal balance, leading to insulin resistance and increased blood sugar levels. Additionally, lack of sleep can increase your cravings for sweet foods, which can make blood sugar spikes even worse.  (Unsplash)
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Lack of sleep: Poor sleep habits can disrupt your body’s hormonal balance, leading to insulin resistance and increased blood sugar levels. Additionally, lack of sleep can increase your cravings for sweet foods, which can make blood sugar spikes even worse. (unsplash)

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Low-protein breakfast: A low-protein breakfast can lead to a spike in blood sugar levels, as protein slows the absorption of carbohydrates and makes blood sugar levels more stable after meals. Lack of adequate amounts of protein can cause blood sugar levels to spike after consuming carbohydrates.  (Freepik)
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Low-protein breakfast: A low-protein breakfast can lead to a spike in blood sugar levels, as protein slows the absorption of carbohydrates and makes blood sugar levels more stable after meals. Without the right amount of protein, your body can experience a sharp rise in blood sugar levels after consuming carbohydrates. (Freepik)

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Artificial sweeteners: Artificial sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose are often used as sugar replacements in diet products, but research suggests they can still affect blood sugar levels and insulin sensitivity. It has been. This may be because the sweet taste triggers an insulin response in anticipation of an influx of sugar.  (unsplash)
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Artificial sweeteners: Artificial sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose are often used as sugar replacements in diet products, but research suggests they can still affect blood sugar levels and insulin sensitivity. It has been. This may be because the sweet taste triggers an insulin response in anticipation of an influx of sugar. (unsplash)

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Aging: As people age, their ability to regulate blood sugar levels may decrease. This highlights the importance of adopting healthy lifestyle habits, such as a balanced diet and regular physical activity, to support blood sugar management as we age.  (Unsplash)
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Aging: As people age, their ability to regulate blood sugar levels may decrease. This highlights the importance of adopting healthy lifestyle habits such as a balanced diet and regular physical activity to help manage blood sugar levels as we age. (unsplash)

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Lack of fiber: Fiber slows the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream and helps stabilize blood sugar levels. Meals low in fiber and high in refined carbohydrates can cause postprandial blood sugar spikes (Pixabay)
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Lack of fiber: Fiber slows the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream and helps stabilize blood sugar levels. Meals low in fiber and high in refined carbohydrates can cause postprandial blood sugar spikes (Pixabay)

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