What Happens When You Eat Too Fast?

In today’s life, everything is getting faster and faster, including how long it takes us to eat. In the world, most of the people have little time to sit down and enjoy there meal. A study shows that most of the people eat too fast, and, as a result, they take in too many calories before they realize they’ve eaten enough. It takes 15 to 20 minutes before the brain realizes that your stomach is full and you don’t need anymore. As a result, you have increased the possibility of overeating and also increased the risk for weight gain.

What happens inside your body when you eat fast?

1. Increase obesity :

Obesity means the accumulation of too many fats in the form of adipose tissue in the body. These extra calories generate when the difference between calories in and calories out is more. In this case, calorie in is more while calorie out is less in comparison. They may have a negative effect on health leading to vulnerable risk for various heart diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, certain types of cancer and osteoarthritis. Obesity itself consider as a disease as it gives rise to several other diseases and has a  negative impact on health.


2. Increased blood pressure :

Blood is carried to all parts of your body in vessels called Arteries. Blood Pressure ( B.P. ) is the measurement of force applied to artery walls.  It measured in the Bronchial Artery of the arm using an instrument, known as Sphygmomanometer. It measures in millimeters of mercury (mmHg).

There are basically four Arterial B.P. They are:-

  1. Systolic:- It is specifically the maximum arterial pressure during contracts of heart. Its normal range is 110 – 130 mmHg. It affects age group of 20 to 60 year.
  2. Diastolic:- It refers to the lower presser within the arterial bloodstream due to the expansion of the heart. Its normal range is 60 – 80 mmHg.
  3. Pulse Pressure :- Its normal range is 40 mmHg.
  4. Mean Arterial:- Its normal range is 93 – 100 mmHg.


3. Increase blood sugar (Diabetes) :

Diabetes mellitus (DM ), commonly known as diabetes, is a Human Disease in which glucose is not sufficiently metabolized. It is a chronic condition having a high level of glucose in blood and urine. When you eat, your food is broken down into glucose. Glucose, which is a form of sugar, is the main source of fuel in your body. Your cell uses it for growth and energy. Insulin, a Harmon that is produced by Pancreas,  helps to take glucose into the cell. In this, the quantity of glucose in the blood is reduced, because of your body either does not produce insulin or cell do not respond properly to the insulin produced by the pancreas. In a survey, it was found that 382 million people throughout the world are suffering from it.


4. Eating disorder :  

An eating disorder is a mental disorder defined by abnormal eating habits. It always gives a negative effect on the physical or mental health of a person.Generally, eating disorders include Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder and affect both genders ( females and males ).

Actually, this is a serious and often fatal illness which disturb the eating behaviors of a person. The people affected with an eating disorder, eat a large amount in a short period of time.


5. Gastritis problem :

Gastritis is an inflammation or irritation that lining of your stomach. There are several known causes of this disease including – speed eating, imbalanced diet, unresolved stress, smoking etc. It occurs either short episode or may be of a long duration.



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