Food you eat contains glucose that is distributed throughout your body cells. It’s a type of sugar which is the main source of energy for your body.
Blood sugar levels indicate the amount of glucose in your body.
High levels of glucose in blood occurs when your body fail to utilize the glucose properly. Leading to type 1 (insufficient) or type 2 diabetes.
Ignoring this condition will damage your major body parts like kidney, eyes, nerves and blood vessels. This medical condition is commonly known as diabetes. Unfortunately, there is no medicine to cure this ailment.
Before you diagnose with this disease, your body organs starts showing certain signs indicating increasing levels of blood sugar levels in the blood. To prevent irreversible damage, its important to recognize these symptoms early and get diagnosed.
14 Signs of High Blood Sugar
Below mentioned are signs of high sugar levels.
- Blurred vision
- Dry and itchy skin
- Increased thirst
- Dry mouth
- Recurrent infections
- Frequent urination (especially during night)
- Stomach issues
- Nerve problems
- Excess abdominal fat
- Slow healing of injuries and cuts
- Constant hunger
- Extreme tiredness
- Difficulty in concentration
Foods You Must Avoid
What Is Glycemic Index?
Also known as GI, this number shows the amount of carbohydrates in the food. If you’re dealing with high blood sugar levels, then this will help you to choose the food you eat.
Lower GI numbers indicate that it include less glucose content and it ranges from 0-100.
Products with high GI must be avoided. You must definitely avoid eating such food products.
Sweets, fizzy drinks, baked potato, white bread and rice cake are foods with high GI index.
Foods with Low GI Index
To maintain sugar levels at a healthy rate you must consume below mentioned foods with low GI.
- Pasta, barley, bulgar
- Fruits and non-starch vegetables
- Sweet potato, corn, yam, peas, legumes and lentils