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
The glycemic index is a value assigned to foods based on how slowly or how quickly those foods cause increases in blood glucose levels. Also known as blood sugar, blood glucose levels above normal are toxic and can cause blindness, kidney failure, or...
The Truth about the Glycemic Load – Tells You How Much Carb (Sugar) Your Food Actually Contains (Whereas the Glycemic Index Only Measures the Effect of Glucose on Your Blood Sugar) The glycemic index on its own can be very helpful, but there were some people who felt that it had 1 serious limitation. While it measured how quickly the sugar of a particular food entered your bloodstream & spiked your glucose level, it didn’t take into account how much carb (sugar) was actually in that food.
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the patient has high glucose levels in the blood. It is caused by either insufficient insulin or the body cells are unable to respond and use the insulin properly.