When bad eating habits cause excess blood sugar to surge through our blood stream, it signals our body to store the excess sugar. Some of this sugar is stored in our liver and muscles, but when they get full our body starts to store the extra sugar as fat. This, of course, leads to weight gain.
Excess glucose in our blood stream, and the spikes and dips this causes, changes us at a cellular level. Weight gain is a visible symptom of these types of changes. Some of the others include heart disease, diabetes, kidney damage, and overall poor metabolic health.
By learning how to flatten our glucose curves by still eating the foods we enjoy, we can better manage these symptoms, and live a better quality life.