Stable and healthy blood sugar is a key component of optimal metabolic health, helping lead to things like more energy, mood stability, better sleep, lower chronic disease risk, and even clearer skin.
· Insulin resistance: when cells become numb to insulin and can’t use glucose for energy as efficiently. High insulin also blocks stored fat from being broken down and used for energy.
· Inflammation: when your body's natural defense system goes into overdrive it can lead to vascular damage and other dysfunction.
· Oxidative stress: too many damaging free radicals in the body can impair metabolic processes.
· Glycation: glucose getting "stuck" to cells in the body and causing dysfunction.
· Blood sugar crashes (called reactive hypoglycemia) and increased cravings for more sweet foods.
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