Balance Blood Sugar Full Video

Balance Blood Sugar Full Video

October 30, 2019 0 By Jose Scott


Do your energy levels fluctuate wildly
throughout the day? Are you wide awake one moment and then longing for a nap
the next? If so, this might be happening because of unstable blood sugar levels.
In this video we’ll explore 12 ways you can naturally balance blood sugar levels
for steady energy throughout the day. Unbalanced blood sugar levels can cause
fatigue, irritability, cravings, brain fog, and anxiety among other symptoms.
Keeping blood sugar levels stable is extremely important for maintaining energy,
avoiding changes in mood, and lowering risk of chronic diseases including type
2 diabetes. One in three American adults has pre-diabetes, with 90 percent of
those individuals unaware that they have it. Thankfully, unstable blood sugar
levels and pre-diabetes can be addressed through healthy diet and lifestyle
changes. Let’s explore twelve ways you can
naturally balance blood sugar and stabilize your energy levels. 1. Eat a balanced whole foods diet. A balanced meal that contains protein,
fiber, and healthy fats slows digestion and the absorption of sugars, resulting
in a slow release of energy into the bloodstream. This means you’ll have
sustained energy after eating. 2. Eat smaller meals. Overeating can cause a
spike in blood sugar and impair insulin sensitivity. Eating smaller balanced
meals can lower the chances of subsequent spikes in blood sugar levels
and also aid in weight loss. 3. Don’t skip breakfast. Skipping breakfast
can lead to spikes in blood sugar after subsequent meals and may increase
insulin resistance. Eating a wholesome breakfast will help keep you full and
give you a steady amount of energy until lunch time. 4. Exercise regularly. In addition to
its many other benefits, regular exercise encourages
glucose uptake into cells for energy and
increases insulin sensitivity. 5. Opt for low-glycemic foods.
Foods that are low glycemic are digested and absorbed at a slower rate, resulting
in a gradual rise in blood sugar. 6. Stress less. When you are stressed,
your body releases hormones that raise blood
sugar levels and inhibit the release of insulin. This has short and
long-term consequences on health, potentially leading to more
serious health issues such as type 2 diabetes. As such, it’s
important to find coping strategies that work for you and help relieve stress. 7. Get enough sound sleep.
Sleep deprivation causes hormonal imbalances
that affect the regulation and metabolism of blood glucose.
Additionally, inadequate sleep creates an imbalance of the appetite regulating
hormones, which can lead to increased hunger and overeating at breakfast. Make
sure you get seven to nine hours of restful sleep every night. 8. Avoid refined foods. Omit refined
foods from your diet as they can cause a sudden spike and
subsequent crash in blood sugar levels, leading to fatigue,
confusion, weakness, and hunger. Refined foods can also cause
inflammation and lack valuable nutrients your body needs, so it’s best to opt for
plant-based whole foods instead. 9. Add spices to your diet. Cinnamon,
ginger, garlic, and turmeric can all aid in regulating blood sugar levels. However,
they may also interact with certain medications, so if you have a
prescription from your doctor consult with them before adding these spices to
your diet. 10. Stay hydrated. Dehydration can
lead to elevated blood sugar levels. Drink plenty of liquids such as water
and herbal teas throughout the day to stay hydrated and keep your
blood sugar regulated. 11. Limit sweeteners. Even natural
sweeteners such as honey, maple syrup coconut sugar, and molasses can
cause a dramatic rise in blood sugar levels, so it’s wise to limit their use in your diet. 12. Get enough omega-3s. Omega-3 fatty
acids can improve insulin sensitivity. Include more omega-3s in your diet
with walnuts, ground flax seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, or a vegan omega-3 supplement. To recap, here are 12 ways you can naturally balance your blood sugar
levels. Take a screenshot and keep it as a reference or print it out and use it
as a guide. If you need some fatigue fighting plant-based recipes take a look
at our recipe ebook “30 Recipes To Boost Your Energy”. And if you want to improve
your overall health, grab your free copy of our “Diet & Lifestyle Tracker”, a
five-day journal to track your diet and health. We’ve linked these and further
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