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What happens to your body if you eat donuts every day for month

What happens to your body if you eat donuts every day for month What will happen if you eat donuts often (photo: Freepik)

Almost everyone enjoys tasty food, but tasty doesn't always mean healthy. In particular, if you eat donuts every day for a month, they can harm your body, according to Ukrainian nutritionist Oksana Shatrova.

What happens if you eat donuts often

According to an expert, there's a risk of developing diabetes, insulin resistance, liver, and pancreatic issues. However, this may not occur immediately or always.

What is a donut made of:

  • Flour (fast carbohydrates)
  • Sugar (simple sucrose)
  • Some fats and sometimes toppings like berries/fruits
  • Low protein content

"In general, it's all pretty standard: a typical high-carbohydrate dessert. And the main thing here is that a donut is a dessert and should be at the bottom of the hierarchy in terms of nutrient intake," the nutritionist says.

Often people may choose donuts as a staple in their diet, instead of breakfast or as a snack. This choice can lead to problems with weight and health.

If you even eat such a donut every day (and it's even better if you try to find ones made from quality ingredients), nothing will happen to you neither in a week nor in a month. Therefore, the psychological aspect of nutrition is very important.

It's worth noting that donuts are very high in calories, rich in sugar and refined carbohydrates, and they provide little to no nutritional value. They are fried, which makes them rich in trans fats that can increase "bad" cholesterol levels and decrease "good" cholesterol levels.

What does the weight depend on

It happens that weight doesn't directly depend on what you eat or if you missed a workout. There are other non-specific reasons:

  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Insulin resistance (cells not being nourished, and glucose converting into fat)
  • Genetic factors (inclinations toward overeating, preferences for certain foods, feelings of satiety and hunger)
  • Oral contraceptive use
  • Hypercortisolemia
  • Antidepressant use
  • Non-exercise activity
  • Sleep (or rather, its absence)
  • Deficiency states (lack of certain vitamins and minerals)
  • Misinformation (misunderstanding of healthy and low-calorie foods).

We also wrote about how much water you should drink and how to ensure adequate consumption.

This material is for informational purposes only and should not be used for medical diagnosis or self-treatment. Our goal is to provide readers with accurate information about symptoms, causes, and methods of detecting diseases. RBС-Ukraine is not responsible for any diagnoses that readers may make based on materials from the resource. We do not recommend self-treatment and advise consulting a doctor in case of any health concerns.