The above infographic covered the basics about how blood sugar, glucose and insulin works… including how to prevent HYPO and HYPER Glycemia. But what most people don’t understand is that your blood sugar levels literally control how you LOOK and FEEL! Insulin controls aging… wrinkles, hair loss, forgetfulness, muscle loss and fat gain. Normal Blood Glucose Levels Chart Glucose levels also affect your emotions – anxiety, panic attacks, fatigue, hunger, etc. #glucoselevels #blood sugar
Did you know pumpkin and watermelon will raise your blood glucose levels faster and higher than cashews, cherries and apples? What veggies are low-glycemic and which ones should I avoid? Check the chart.
LOW GI FOODS Research has shown that consumption of low GI foods leads to: improved blood sugar (glucose) control and lipid levels in individuals with diabetes, better weight control because these foods reduce the appetite and delay hunger, reduction of insulin levels and fewer spikes of insulin, a lower incidence of heart disease, a lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes: