How can meal induced inflammation affect you?

How can meal induced inflammation affect you?

  The participants of this research included 1002 healthy adults aged 18-65 years (Mazidi M, et al., 2021). The after-meal effect at multiple intervals was measured for glucose, triglycerides, IL-6, and GlycA. IL-6 and GlycA are inflammatory cytokines. The meals the participants ingested were mixed-nutrient meals. The after-meal effect between...
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How many meals per day are most effective for keeping your blood glucose levels low?

How many meals per day are most effective for keeping your blood glucose levels low?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Elevated blood glucose levels cause tissue damage and increase inflammation. You don’t have to have diabetes to see the damaging effects of high blood glucose levels after a meal. Your body may be able to maintain fasting blood glucose within a normal range for a while even if you...
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Carbohydrates that improve insulin sensitivity

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
All carbohydrates are not the same. Making a few changes will make a big difference. When normal participants in this study ate 50 g of either 8 varieties of dried legumes (beans, lentils) or 24 common foods drawn from grains, cereals and pasta, breakfast cereals, biscuits and tuberous vegetables, this...
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