Nutrients Can Help Regulate Blood Sugar

healthy-foodBlood sugar imbalances can signify a disorder in carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism, and can lead to hypoglycemia and/or diabetes. Chronic blood sugar problems greatly increase the risk of adrenal exhaustion, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, and loss of nerve function. Diet and lifestyle factors play a significant role in regulating blood sugar levels. Since nutrients can help regulate blood sugar, incorporating key nutritional supplements and making positive dietary and lifestyle modifications can make a dramatic health difference. It is essential that diabetic individuals consult with their physician and carefully monitor their blood sugar levels because insulin requirements or drug levels may need to be adjusted when changing or adding elements in your diet.

Here are five nutrients that can help balance blood sugar levels. Continue reading “Nutrients Can Help Regulate Blood Sugar”

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R-Lipoic Acid

Many studies suggest that R-lipoic acid may help prevent mitochondrial decay, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, atherosclerosis, and other disorders associated with aging. Normally made in the body, R-lipoic acid plays a crucial role in the metabolism of both fats and carbohydrates into energy. Plus, it even regenerates other antioxidants like vitamins C and E for longer-lasting effects.

R-lipoic acid is the natural form of lipoic acid and has been shown to be more effective than alpha lipoic acid.  Here are some applications for R-lipoic acid:

Glucose Metabolism:
Lipoic acid has been used to support healthy blood sugar metabolism. Continue reading “R-Lipoic Acid”

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