My child eats sweets only. What to do?

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Parents are often anxious when it comes to children’s diets. At the same time, some of them try to feed the child at any cost, offer more and more attractive food and, as a result, almost completely replace natural products with sweet and fast food. The other part strives to make the child’s nutrition as healthy as possible, so they establish strict controls and completely forbid children to eat sweets. But strict prohibitions and the division of food into “good” and “bad” work only as long as the adult has complete control over the child’s nutrition.

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What is normal blood sugar level and what to do if it is low or high

Get your glucose tested at least every three years.

Why do you need blood sugar
In fact, we are not talking about sugar, but about glucose. Sugar, like any other carbohydrate, is not directly absorbed by the body: it is broken down in the intestine to simple sugars (monosaccharides) and enters the bloodstream as glucose.

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5 вещей, которые произойдут с вами после отказа от сахара

Всё это удалось ощутить на личном опыте. Попробуйте и вы.

Прежде всего необходимо внести некоторую ясность в то, что я подразумеваю под словами «исключение сахара из рациона». Разумеется, отказаться полностью от всего сладкого невозможно: сахар входит в состав такого количества продуктов, что понадобилось бы придумывать специальную диету, которая, как я подозреваю, была бы не слишком полезна для здоровья.

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5 things that will happen to you after giving up sugar

I managed to feel all this from personal experience. Try it and you.

First of all, it is necessary to bring some clarity to what I mean by the words “elimination of sugar from the diet.” Of course, it is impossible to completely abandon all sweets: sugar is part of so many products that it would be necessary to come up with a special diet, which, I suspect, would not be very healthy.

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