Glucose (sugar)

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Glucose: is a carbohydrate monosaccharide (simple sugar molecule) that is absorbed directly into the bloodstream during digestion.

Overview

Glucose is half of the sucrose sugar molecule called, table sugar. Glucose is produced by the liver and put into circulation to maintain blood sugar at proper levels.

Fructose is the other half of the sucrose molecule. By the way, agave is pure fructose and honey is half fructose. Fruit (fresh, dried, in smoothies, etc.) is loaded with fructose. Wine is fruit sugar alcohol.  You get the idea!

Excess glucose is stored in the muscles as glycogen for conversion to quick energy when needed. Glucose is also stored in the liver as glycogen, but in excessive amounts it is stored as fat.  Now you know the meaning of so-called, fatty liver dis-ease!

Glucose and fats fuel production of ATP by the mitochondria within the electron transport chain of the Krebs Cycle.  Glucose metabolism is regulated by the hormones, insulin, leptin and adrenaline.

Hormonal resistance causes the body to misread hormone levels and, in turn, allow blood glucose levels to get out of control or the body to make fat.

Out of control means the production of excess body fat and/or elevated blood sugar levels resulting in either obesity or diabetes or both.

Understanding the Problem

Soft drinks and juices, because they are liquid and in soluble form, slam the blood stream harder and faster than sweets in solid form creating violent swings in blood sugar management and hormone activity.

Remember, processing of dietary sweets and carbohydrates is dependent upon balance of the regulatory hormones, insulin and leptin. Disrupt these two, and create RESISTANCE in the system and you have the perfect storm.

Resistance means: the inability to accurately assess and adjust regulatory functions in the body. Please read, Special Insights, Change Your Food Habits, Change Your Life by clicking link or using Archive link below.

Sweets in general, and fructose in particular, should never gain access to or circulate in the blood stream because elevated blood sugar is extremely inflammatory to the body.

Managing Glucose Metabolism

Unbalanced glucose metabolism is a problem for 99% of the population, regardless of age.

Here are a few simple suggestions:

Avoid sweets, period, space meals by at least 4 hours, avoid over eating, do not snack between meals and NEVER eat before bed or after your evening meal, use Young Again Club bio-activated digestive supports to manage digestion, practice the Enema Protocol, get more quality sleep and drink lots of water between meals.

Restoration of regulatory rhythm takes time and guidance.

Suggestions

  1. Change your lifestyle and your diet.
  2. Embrace Young Again Club Protocols.
  3. Ask for help and be open to new ideas.

 

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