Everyone knows that some sugars are bad for us. Sucrose, fructose, and glucose, whilst providing a fast energy boost, can contribute to obesity and diabetic problems, lead to rotten teeth, lower the immune system, and feed Candida.
To support a healthy sugar level naturally, include more vegetables and fruits every day in the diet (potatoes don’t count). Try to incorporate a variety of kinds and colours of fruit and veg to give your body what it needs. Dark leafy greens, cooked tomatoes, peppers and anything that’s a rich yellow, orange, or red colour is going to be beneficial. Avoid starchy vegetables.
One trick to make things simple is to aim for two thirds of each meal to be non-starchy vegetables.
Two thirds salads, or mixed veg plus a third of protein is one easy way to reach this goal. Change to fruits and vegetables instead of sugary snacks throughout the day too: apples and cheese, low fat yoghurt and vegetables for dipping, cottage cheese on whole wheat or rye products all give the body slow release energy that has the added bonus of making you feel good.
In addition to a low GI diet, certain rare sugars called monosaccharides can also help you to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Most people have heard of using glucosamine for healthy joints, (as the name would suggest, it is a sugar), but other sugars have important functions too. The effects of L Arabinose, a glyconutrient, on stabilising sugar levels and helping with weight loss is well documented.
What happens is that when the sugar-rush from eating reaches a particular level, our body realises we are not going to need the glycogen we already have stored in our liver, and converts that excess glycogen into fat for long-term storage. This is believed to be a significant cause of obesity. When people claim “It’s my metabolism...” they are often correct.
Breaking the fat storage cycle keeps the sugar levels in check and effectively alters metabolism.
There are many studies on the effects of natural L Arabinose:
L Arabinose can make a huge contribution to controlling body weight along with a change in lifestyle and eating habits. In other words, if you avoid eating very fatty foods, white bread and cakes, and other foods and drinks with added sugar, add more vegetables and whole grains and increase exercise as well as takingL-Arabinose Plus® ( a pure version of L Arabinose) before meals, you will see a gradual improvement in your energy levels along with safe weight loss.
For all problems related to Diabetes and excess insulin production, always consult your doctor.
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