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Eating healthy foods and exercising keep glucose levels steady

Healthy Living: A brisk walk, a dance class, an aerobic bout of house cleaning or yard work — any of these can add balance to the blood glucose equation. | Image: NewsOK

Healthy Eating and Exercise:  Managing your levels of blood glucose, which is the measurement of how much of a certain sugar is dissolved in the blood, is important to good health. Glucose, which comes from the foods we eat, is a major source of energy to cells throughout the body. However, blood glucose levels that remain consistently high can lead to a variety of health problems, including prediabetes, a condition that frequently leads to Type 2 diabetes.

Blood glucose starts its journey in the form of carbohydrates, which are the main nutrients in foods like bread, pasta, rice, fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains and some dairy products. When we eat these foods, the digestive process frees the sugars within the food and makes them easily available to the body.

Interestingly, research has shown that exercise affects blood glucose levels. When you increase your amount of activity, your body works harder and your muscles’ demand for glucose increases. The insulin your body produces becomes more effective, as well. The key here, as with diet, is moderation.  Read the full story…. newsok.com


How to Lower Your Blood Sugar Naturally – Vitamin, Food & Exercise

In this video, Thomas DeLauer shares three ways that you can lower your blood sugar quickly and effectively through three different avenues. These methods include one with a vitamin, one with a food, and one with a particular style of exercise.


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Cee Harmon is the founder of Elevate Christian Network and Elevate Your Potential Magazine. He enjoys helping people improve the quality of their lives - spirit, soul, and body.
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