Don’t be so sweet There are risk factors for type 2 diabetes that go beyond abdominal fat or lead a sedentary life. Do you know them?
Danger! Jet lag. Altering the sleep-wake cycle is not a good idea. Workers who suffer from jet lag often or who have night shifts are more likely to develop diabetes. The alteration of the circadian rhythm affects insulin-secreting pancreatic cells, which results in an increase in blood glucose, according to research published in Science Translational Medicine.
Time for a nap? The possibility of suffering from type 2 diabetes also increases (up to 46%) if naps last more than 40 minutes. Sleeping an hour in the middle of the day prevents the body from controlling insulin production, according to a study by the University of Tokyo (Japan).
Eye to stress
The pressures we suffer on a day-to-day basis and how we deal with them are also reflected in our chances of suffering from this problem. Undergoing stress permanently increases the risk of suffering from this disease by up to 45%, according to a study by the University of Gothenburg (Sweden).
Why can’t you always be on a diet?
Spending your life on a diet leads to too drastic ups and downs. And this spoils your metabolism, body composition and muscle mass.
You go on a diet one month and another too. But have you ever wondered what happens to your body you spend your life jumping from a miracle diet to a miracle diet?
You don’t have to be a genius to know that depriving the body of nutrients in too prohibitive regimes is nothing healthy for your life. What’s more, spending your life on a diet leads to too drastic ups and downs. What is commonly known as the yoyo effect and this spoils your metabolism, body composition and muscle mass.
What matters is not so much how much the scale marks but rather the fact that we have in our body. Also, experts agree that living on a diet only leads to an increased desire for ‘forbidden food’.
Also, when there is so much restriction we favor the binge. Self- imposed diets lead us to have an irregular weight and a metabolism that is getting worse and worse.
The trick to being well is not to be on a diet but to learn to eat well, eat to feed ourselves, to feel good and energetic. So the best thing you can do is learn to eat, adapt your diet to each situation because you will not eat the same when you are traveling or at a wedding. “Learn to listen to your feelings and understand that obsessions do not take you anywhere.