Lifestyle   Wellness
By Lifestyle Team | 29 Nov. 2021

9 Signs That You're Eating Too Much Sugar

2 - Dry Skin

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Eating sucrose or fructose sugars causes insulin levels to spike. This spike causes our system to produce enzymes that break down collagen, the main structural protein in skin, thus causing our skin to become dry and itchy.

Dry skin is bad effect sugar has on your skin, but also causes and worsens acne. Since sugar causes inflammation it makes those blemishes on your skin a bit more red and larger. Sugar also suppresses white blood cell count which allows those acne causing bacteria more time to grow.