Chocolate easter eggs… mmm. They taste good don’t they. Well I hope that over the Easter period you didn’t indulge too much in that chocolate. I’m not here to be the party pooper, in fact the very reason I want to share this information with you today is so that you can live a happier, more satisfying life.
A treat now and again won’t harm you…. right?
I want to give you a brief word of warning- now this doesn’t apply to everyone, but for some of you I hope that this will give you some life changing help.
SUGAR, WHITE BREAD & OTHER PROCESSED FOOD MAY TRIGGER YOUR DEPRESSION & ANXIETY!
Did you find yourself more anxious, depressed or tied over Easter? Were your moods up and down? Did you fly of the handle for no real good reason?
Have you considered that what you were eating could be the cause?
Sugar, hypoglycemia, depression and fatigue.
It’s possible that the sugar in those Easter Eggs you LOVED over the past weekend could’ve contributing to those changing moods of yours. The sugar gives you an initial ‘high’ only to be followed by a LOW (a low in blood sugars and in mood).
If this sounds like you, watch yourself over the next week. See if you can track whether the food you eat has an effect on your mood. See whether your moods fluctuate after you’ve been eating lots of sugar.
Next time you’re feeling anxious, sad or fatigued ask yourself:
- What have I eaten in the last hour or two?
- Have I eaten at all? (could it be that I have low blood sugars?)
A simple thing like sugar could be triggering your anxiety or depression. Keep a track of it!
Next time I’ll give you more of a background about low blood sugars and hypoglycemia. We’ll talk about how it could be causing your mood problems- and best of all how to prevent it.
Talk to you then.
All the best
Dr Janelle Sinclair