We need to reduce refined carbohydrates in our diet because they can increase food cravings and contribute to higher insulin levels, which can lead to diabetes and heart attack.
If you’re sensitive to the effects of sugar, you may find that it worsens that brain fog so common in perimenopause. So, cut down on bagels, white rice, potatoes, and pasta. Become educated. Sugar is listed on ingredient lists in many forms, including dextrose, sucrose, fructose, and rice syrup. Even honey is made of fructose and glucose!