Effects on the Body if We Eat Too Much Fruit

KOMPAS.com – Fruit is good for consumption thanks to its function as a source of vitamins, water and nutrition, as well as antioxidants for the body.

Fruit can also be a substitute for sugar, especially for people with diabetes or obesity.

This is because fruit contains fructose or natural sugar which is safer to consume than artificial sugar, such as granulated sugar.

Unfortunately, it turns out that consuming too much or excessive fruit can have a bad effect on the body.

Also read: Can Diabetics Eat Fruit?

Side effects of eating too much fruit

Quoted from Times Now News, Saturday (21/1/2023), several types of fruit have low sugar content.

While there are other fruits that contain too many calories that are harmful to health.

For diabetics, eating too much fruit can raise blood sugar levels to extremes.

On the other hand, healthy people who eat too much fruit are also at risk of experiencing excessive weight gain and even obesity.

In addition, replacing the consumption of fat and protein with sugar and carbohydrates in fruit also causes nutritional deficiencies and health problems.

Also read: Is it necessary to wash fruit with soap?

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Excessive fruit intake causes the following side effects:

  • High blood sugar
  • Weight gain
  • Obesity
  • Type-2 diabetes risk
  • Malnutrition
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach gas and bloating
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Also read: List of Fruits that are Safe for Consumption for Diabetics, What Are They?

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