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Interventions in Obesity & Diabetes

Do We Really Need Carbohydrates? A Mini Review on Obesity and Diseases

  • Open or CloseHanan S Abushwereb*

    Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy Department, Libya

    *Corresponding author: Hanan S Abushwereb, Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy Department, University of Tripoli, Faculty of Pharmacy, Libya

Submission: February 15, 2021Published: March 18, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/IOD.2021.05.000605

ISSN : 2578-0263
Volume5 Issue1


Obesity has become a disease of the age, and there are many innovative methods used to fight obesity, as every new day we find innovations in the world of slimming and weight loss. Obesity known to increase the risk of a number of health disorders such as heart, diabetes and cancer, in addition to reducing people’s life expectancy. It is well known that sugar and carbohydrates in general give energy to the body. Recently, nutrition scientists stating that excess sugar is not burned, and therefore the body does not need it to generate energy, and it is often converted into other natural substances such as fat that accumulate in large quantities in the body. It is considered as the main cause of serious and chronic diseases that harm human life over time. Therefore, to combat this phenomenon, which is obesity, efforts should be intensified with more studies calling for modern diets that focus on reducing refined and harmful carbohydrates without depriving the body of reaching a state of satiety and activity. By prescribing it to lose excessive body weight, reduce diseases and infections that affect the quality of life to reach healthy bodies and minds enjoying vitality and intelligence.

Keywords:Carbohydrates; Insulin resistance; Metabolic syndrome; Glycemic index; Obesity; Diseases

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