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Blood Sugar Creeping Up? Get Control by Doing These!

 

Blood sugar is literally that: the sugar in your blood. Your blood contains all kinds of important nutrients and other substances that we need to be healthy. Including sugar. Blood is the liquid transporter that distributes these compounds to all parts of our bodies.

Sugar (a type of carbohydrate) is one of our body’s main fuels. The other two fuels are fat and protein. I call it “fuel” because our cells literally burn it to do work. It’s this “biochemical” burning of fuel in all of our cells that is our metabolism.

So, how does blood sugar get too high? What diet and lifestyle upgrades can we do to manage it?

In this post, I’ll talk a bit about blood sugar balance, insulin resistance, and diabetes. Then I’ll give you 12 proven strategies that can help manage blood sugar level naturally. The good news is that blood sugar levels are responsive to diet and lifestyle upgrades.

You have power to help manage your blood sugar with these key strategies!

NOTE: There are several medical, diet, and lifestyle approaches to managing medical conditions. None of these are a substitute for professional medical advice. If you have any of these conditions, or are taking medications for it, please make sure you’re being monitored regularly.

Blood sugar balance

Blood sugar imbalance (insulin resistance & type-2 diabetes)

The good news about blood sugar imbalance

11 tips for keeping blood sugar balanced

1 – Stop eating and drinking things that are mostly sugar

2 – Don’t eat too many carbohydrates

3 – Choose “low glycemic” starches

4 – Eat more fibre

5 – Eat your protein and fibrous vegetables first

6 – Fruit is ok, especially dark berries

7 – Try these blood-sugar balancing flavourings (vinegar & cinnamon)

8 – Get enough good quality sleep

9 – Exercise

10 – Reduce your stress

11 – Lose excess weight

Summary

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