Eating sweets can help dull your pain

Eating sweets can help dull your pain

July 22, 2016

“Sweets are delicious and beneficial.” Is there any truth in this statement? Nutritionists acknowledge these facts.

Chocolate

  • Delicious
  • Ingredient contained in many sweets
  • Processed from cocoa, sugar, and fat
  • High sugar and fat content
  • Slows down the production of molecules that contribute to inflammation
  • Reduces your chances of getting osteoarthritis
  • Stimulates clotting
  • Use cautiously

Cocoa

  • Bitter
  • Ingredient contained in many sweets
  • Natural bi-product of cocoa bean
  • Low sugar and fat content
  • Slows down the production of molecules that contribute to inflammation
  • Reduces your chances of getting osteoarthritis
  • Stimulates clotting
  • Safe to use

The choices you make regarding sweets will ultimately determine the extent of its effects, which range from mild to severe. Sugar is responsible for many harmful and undesirable conditions. Most people are unaware of sugar’s damaging affects to the skin. It interferes with the natural processes of elastin and collagen development.

Prevention.com explains that sugar to builds-up in your bloodstream, when you eat too many sweets. When it attaches to proteins, also in your bloodstream, it creates a new molecule called Advanced Glycation End products (AGE). AGE damages nearby proteins that contain elastin and collagen. These proteins make skin firm and supple.

Damaged elastin and collagen becomes dry and brittle; a condition that results in wrinkles and sagging skin. This adverse process continues. Skin is composed of 3 types: I, II, and III. Type III is the smoothest and healthiest. Damaged collagen changes from type III to type I. These unwelcome conditions are reversible.

  1. Dry, with wrinkles
  2. Clogged and enlarged pores
  3. Prone to infections
  4. Loss of antioxidant enzymes

Do you have arthritis? You live with constant pain from inflammation. If your poor eating habits include high levels of sucrose and fructose, this can trigger painful inflammation. Sweet deserts of pastries, chocolate bars, and candies make you more susceptible to obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.

Consuming Too Much Sugar Causes So Much Pain

  • Allergies
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Gas, bloating or extended stomach after meals
  • Headache
  • Liver
  • Kidney
  • small intestines
  • Dehydration
  • Interrupted sleep

Sweets are unhealthy; they interfere with your body’s normal processes. Interrupted processes frequently result in pain. Your health team, at Pain Stop Clinics will discuss your progress, your concerns, and any problems that you noticed. Adjustments, in your pain management program may be necessary. This process helps you learn how to adjust to your changing circumstances and maintain control of your life.

 

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