Why is it bad to skip dinner

Why not skip meals

Who does not know that? A meal is missed because time is short, the pressure to succeed takes off your appetite or your trousers are pinching.

Any missed meal affects the body. The more often this happens, the more dangerous it becomes for our body ...

Blood sugar drops

If we skip a meal, our blood sugar levels take a dive. Sugar serves as fuel for our cells. It supplies our cells with energy and supports the normal function of our organs. Glucose (a form of sugar) is also necessary for our brain to be active.

About 4 to 6 hours after the last meal, a lack of fuel will slowly develop in the brain. Metabolic activities slow down and the body tries with great effort to save energy.

The strong fluctuation in the blood sugar level increases the cravings for sweets, the blood sugar regulating hormone insulin is disturbed and the risk of diabetes increases.

Note: Not all sugar is created equal. Sugars are carbohydrates that differ in different forms. For a long-lasting energy level, foods with multiple sugars should be consumed.

Difficulty concentrating

Without a constant supply of nutrients, our brain cannot function optimally. Emotional and intellectual disorders develop. Concentration becomes more difficult, memory deteriorates, attention becomes more difficult and mental performance decreases.

The body becomes energized, tired and sluggish. Irritability increases, consciousness becomes sad, and mood is lowered.

Even if something is eaten again after 8 hours, the body feels relieved for a short time, but this does not last long. The hunger phase shuts down the metabolism in order to avoid the next phase of hunger. As a result, the blood sugar level drops again, concentration is disturbed and the body becomes tired and sluggish.

Changes in metabolism

Skipped meals and periods of hunger slow down the metabolism. In this way, our body protects itself from new phases of hunger. If we now eat a meal again, it is burned very slowly and rather stored as a reserve. The result: our food is quickly transformed into love handles and stored in different places on the body.

For long-term weight loss, regular meals are very important. They stimulate the metabolism and provide our body with high-quality nutrients.

If, on the other hand, hunger to lose weight, the opposite often occurs. After losing a few pounds, double the amount is often added again. But not only that ... A long-term feeling of hunger leads to health consequences such as nausea, constipation, fatigue, kidney overload and low blood pressure.

Skipped meals have a number of side effects. If you want to keep a better eye on your metabolism, hunger pangs and your health, you should eat regularly. In particular, foods such as fruit, vegetables and oily fish provide our body with valuable nutrients, stimulate fat burning and protect against a number of diseases.

Health is delicious

Incorporating healthy foods into your diet is often easier than you think. Combinations of healthy and nutrient-rich foods enliven everyday life and ensure more energy and joy while eating. Because food should not only be healthy, but taste, give strength and make you happy.

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