The Effects of Excess Sugar Consumption While Pregnant

We all know that excess sugar during pregnancy can be detrimental to our health and the baby’s health. Pregnant women often use these 9 months to eat whatever they like and not worry about calories. Excess sugar leads to extra unnecessary weight gain. It also increases insulin levels which can lead to gestational diabetes. It may lead to fatty liver disease which leads to obesity and type 2 diabetes. The birthweight of your baby may be smaller than expected. An excess sugar diet during pregnancy may program the child’s genes to be at higher risk of diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Pre-eclampsia680 News - excess sugar - June 18, 2018 leads to high blood pressure and damaged organs resulting from excess sugar. Artificially sweetened beverages and sugary drinks can lead to premature labour.