Early Warning Signs You Have a Carbohydrate Intolerance That’s Causing Weight Gain and Fatigue
When weight gain, fatigue and low energy are experienced there is a big chance that there might be health issues which triggered this conditions.
When you start gaining weight and feel exhausted in the afternoons, and check your condition, the results indicate that your blood sugar levels are in the pre-diabetic range.
The blood sugar levels can reach higher mostly because white flour, refined sugar, refined grains, if the food that you consume is excluded from this list, there is another issue.
The reason for the issues you experience may be the healthy carbs or whole grains such as quinoa, oatmeal, brown rice, high-glycemic fruits such as mango, watermelon, and pineapple, and starchy foods such as beans and sweet potatoes.
These type of foods can be useful for many people, but it’s not the case for everybody because not everybody can tolerate that kind amount of sugar.
In correlation with the previously named case, it will be very helpful to eliminate these foods and by that you can improve your health, help you lose excess weight and provide energy.
This kind of condition is known as carbohydrate intolerance.
You are probably carbohydrate intolerant if experiencing the following symptoms:
– Brain fog
– Leading a sedentary life
– Uncontrolled appetite
– Aching muscles
– Excess body weight
– Anxiety, depression
– Constant fatigue, particularly after a meal rich in carbs
– Food cravings, for starchy or sweet food, like pasta, bread, beans, potatoes
– Joint pain
– Dizziness and light headedness
– Skin issues
– If your blood sugar levels are in the upper ranges of normal or beyond
– Hormonal issues
– Sleeping problems
In this case you need to avoid legumes, grains, fruit and starchy vegetables from your diet for two weeks and if you notice a significant change in your condition, you should be certain that you are carbohydrate intolerant.
You must know that carbohydrate intolerance is not the issue in many cases, who can eat complex carbs without feeling any problems.
If you are included to the other group, you should be careful and not eat more than 2-3 portions of complex carbs or 2-3 low-glycemic fruits (citrus fruits, apples, fresh berries) during the week.