Sunday, November 30, 2014

Why You Shouldn't Be Skipping Meals

Men and women who are into losing weight or belly bulge in preparation for an event often skip meals for quick results. While it is proven effective for such purpose, it is also proven to be very harmful to one's health.

Not all the food you eat are stored as fats. Some of the digested food are converted by the digestive into sugar which enters the blood stream. Blood sugar is important in providing the energy you will need to function properly for the entire day. Skipping meals causes your blood sugar to drop and your insulin level to become unmanageable. If this continues for years, you're most likely to develop diabetes.

For your body to be healthy, it must be nourished with a balanced diet. Thus, it must receive enough amount of nutrients from fruits, vegetables and meat. How can you feed your body with these if you keep on skipping meals? Certain kinds of cancers and cardiovascular diseases may occur if you lack these nutrients.

Lastly, skipping meals alters the rate of your metabolism. Your metabolism slows down when you don't eat. Consequently, your body will have a hard time digesting food when you start eating at a regular rate. You will be surprised that you're gaining weight even though you don't eat as much.