Carbohydrates don't just mess up your blood-sugar. They also release free radicals that kill appetite-suppressing cells.
The research is by Dr. Zane Andrews, a neuroendocrinologist with the Department of Physiology at Monash University.
"The more carbs and sugars you eat, the more your appetite-control cells are damaged, and potentially you consume more."
Dr. Andrews said the attack on appetite suppressing cells creates a cellular imbalance between our need to eat and the message to the brain to stop eating.
"People in the age group of 25 to 50 are most at risk. The neurons that tell people in the crucial age range not to over-eat are being killed-off."
Looks like carbohydrates do more than mess up your blood sugar.