Excessive consumption of carbohydrates, these are 10 health problems that threaten you: one of them is high cholesterol!

Suara.com – Carbohydrates are a source of food that is beneficial for the body. The two best known types of carbohydrates are simple and complex.

When eating simple carbohydrates, it refers to foods containing sugar. On the other hand, if you consume complex carbohydrates, it is more a source of starch and fiber.

According to the Head of Dietetics of Asia Faridabad Hospital, Dr. Vibha Bajpaiee says carbohydrate foods have no negative effect on the body. However, there are simple carbohydrates that have an impact on the body when consumed in excess.

Illustration of eating rice.  (Shutterstock)
Illustration of eating rice. (Shutterstock)

There are ten health problems if you eat too much carbohydrates. Here’s a review that was launched from HealthShots.

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  1. Weight gain.
  2. High blood sugar.
  3. Fatigue.
  4. High cholesterol.
  5. High insulin serum.
  6. Skin problems.
  7. High triglycerides.
  8. Want to eat sweet foods.
  9. Constipation and bloating.
  10. Digestive system is disturbed.

How Many Carbs Should You Eat Every Day?

The amount of carbohydrates consumed is everyone’s choice, because everyone has different types of body components, be it water, protein, fat, and metabolism to body mass index.

How much carbohydrates you eat depends on your BMI, BMR, physical activity, and eating habits. But in general, carbohydrates that must be consumed include 55-60 percent of total energy needs.

Side Effects of Excessive Carbohydrate Consumption

Consuming too many simple carbohydrates, especially through daily meals, can make the body get a lot of sugar from food sources. If there is too much sugar in the blood, the beta cells will make more insulin thereby converting the extra sugar into glycogen.

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And if you are diabetic, sugar tends to get very high, even causing serious health problems.