According to MyHEALTH portal, citing World Health Organization (WHO), the recommended added sugar intake is not more than 10 per cent of the daily energy.
Therefore, the recommended daily sugar intake is only 10 teaspoons or 50g.
There are 5 signs from your body telling you to cut down on sugar :
- You feel lethargic throughout the day.
Eating sugar gives you the ‘high’ feeling before your energy low and making you feeling sluggish the whole day. Less sugar in your body can cause you lack of energy if you not enough protein and fibre.
- Your skin won’t stop breaking out.
Too much sugar in your daily life style also can be affect to your skin because the sugar also affected to our hormones.
- Attitude will change.
Without realizing too much sugar in your food is easily change your attitude to bad attitude, like easily bad mood.
- You put on weight.
The more you take sugar in your daily food, the hungrier you feel.
- Your brain tends to get foggy, especially after meal.
This fog is a common symptom of low blood sugar. When you eat a lots of sugar, your blood sugar levels rapidly high.- Bernama