So is it just that liquid sugar lends itself to overconsumption, or does sugar in liquid form pose an especially tough burden on our body's metabolism?
In the end, shedding a few pounds may not make you look or feel like a runway model. But it will help you live a longer and healthier life. That's some serious validation. Maybe we can even work to make it the new skinny.
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A closer look reveals only some people are definitively reflected in the decline.
About half of healthy adults will develop pre-diabetic blood sugar levels.
It's the kind of diabetes caused by obesity and inactivity.
Lacking awareness, people with the elevated blood sugar levels were also less likely to make lifestyle changes such as getting
It is my belief that instead of only working to improve the lives of people with diabetes, we need to put significant effort into preventing people from ever developing the illness. That, I believe is where health care professionals can have the greatest impact.
Studies have shown that there is something distinctive about getting calories in liquid form. Solid sugars affect satiety, while studies have demonstrated that liquid sugar doesn't suppress appetite -- sugary drinks' calories are just added.
I wish my dermatologist had originally said something a little less specific like, "Let's do a blood test to see if we can figure out what the problem is" or something equally general. I might have then assumed it was a vitamin or mineral deficiency. But that word, diabetes, triggered panic.