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
With regard to hypoglycemia, the contribution of diet is somewhat counterintuitive. If too much rapidly-digested carbohydrate is consumed and absorbed quickly, an ensuing hypoglycemic episode can follow if the body generates an exaggerated insulin response to bring post-meal glucose levels back down (Kuipers 1999). This is called reactive hypoglycemia (Bell 1985).