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Glucose: 3 Research-Backed Side-Effects

Glucose are broken down into sugar in our stomach and then absorbed into the bloodstream.

High glucose levels raise blood sugar level, which can lead to health issues.

Studies have shown that by consuming lots of glucose even healthy people get diabetic-level glucose spikes. Prolonged use can lead to cardiovascular disease risk and insulin resistance, which is a common precursor to diabetes.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of glucose that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.

We also have an article about glucose named What Is Glucose? if you're interested in learning more.

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Research-Backed Side-Effects Of Glucose

These are some of the potential research-backed side-effects of glucose.

1. Blood Sugar

Glucose - Blood Sugar

About this claim

Blood sugar is the amount of glucose present in your blood. Every time you eat, your blood sugar fluctuates. Research is telling us that some foods and nutrients can affect your blood sugar negatively. They can spike your blood sugar, keeping your levels high. Over time, high blood sugar can lead to long-term, serious health problems.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 25 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

2. Diabetes And Insulin Resistance

Glucose - Diabetes And Insulin Resistance

About this claim

Diabetes and insulin resistance are both medical conditions. According to research, some nutrients raise your glucose levels, which are bad for you, especially if you have diabetes or are insulin resistant.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 23 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

3. Heart Health

Glucose - Heart Health

About this claim

The heart is our most important muscle. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Western countries. According to research, specific nutrients can affect your heart health negatively.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 31 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator




Sara
Niemelä

I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family.

Nutrition is my passion. I've spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies.