8 Sneaky Things That Raise Your Blood Sugar Levels

“Controlling blood sugar is important for main reasons. On a day-to-day basis, people just feel better when their blood sugar stays in a healthy range. Over the long term, it’s the best thing you can do to prevent complications of diabetes from occurring.”


Skipping breakfast

Overweight women who didn’t eat breakfast had higher insulin and blood sugar levels after they ate lunch a few hours later than they did on another day when they ate breakfast, a 2013 study found. Another study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that men who regularly skipped breakfast had a 21 percent higher chance of developing diabetes than those who didn’t. A morning meal—especially one that is rich in protein and healthy fat—seems to stabilize blood sugar levels throughout the day. Here are some other things that happen to your body when you skip breakfast…

Read more: https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/blood-sugar-levels/

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