Contrary to popular beliefs, fewer souls wake up by eating sugar-sweet foods, a new study shows that sugar can spoil your mood.
Researchers found that sugar reduces fatigue and alertness within an hour of its intake.
The idea of a “sugar rush” – a sudden wear of energy after the consumption of sugar – is a myth, it has been said in the study published in Neuroscience and Biobairvair Review Magazine.
“The idea is that Chinese can improve moods, has been widely influenced by popular culture, so much so that people around the world are more cautious or consuming sugary drinks to counter,” Lead author Constantino Manteszis Said to Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany. .
“Our conclusions very clearly indicate that such claims are not confirmed – if anything, the sugar will probably make you feel bad,” said Muntjis.
For the study, researchers collected data from 31 studies, which included approximately 1,300 adults and analyzed the effect of sugar on various aspects of mood including anger, alertness, depression and fatigue.
Researchers hope that their findings will take a long way to remove the myth of “Chinese crowd” and inform public health policies to reduce sugar consumption.
He suggested that the rise in obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome in recent years highlights the need for evidence-based dietary strategies to promote healthy lifestyle.
“Our conclusions indicate that Sandra Sunram-Lee of Lancaster University said,” Sugar drinks or snacks do not provide a quick ‘fuel refill’ to make us feel more cautious. “