8 Warning Signs That You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

8. Muscle and joint pain

Suppose you find yourself unable to perform regular activities like gardening to walk or even exercising without difficulty. In that case, you might be experiencing symptoms of the inflammatory processes happening in your muscles and jointsWhen you eat food rich in sugar, your body secretes a hormone (cytokines) into your blood to break down the advanced glycation end-product (AGE) present in the sugar. The presence of this hormone in your blood is what causes inflammation in the joints, as it’s a pro-inflammatory substance. 

As your sugar intake increases, the advanced glycation end-product increases, which prompts the body to release cytokines into your blood to break them down. This continuous cycle is one of the causes of heart disease, cataracts, arthritis, poor memory, and wrinkled skin.