Blood Sugar High
The faster the passage of glucose from the intestine to the blood, the faster the blood sugar rises and increases pancreatic insulin production.
The speed of intestinal glucose uptake depends on various factors:
- Type of glycides (it is faster if it comes from simple glycides, slower if coming from complex wisterias, which require some digestive work to be transformed into glucose)
- The nature of the food containing the glycids (it is possible to identify foods with a high glycemic index, which produce a rapid increase in blood sugar, and foods with a low glycemic index)
- The composition of meals
- The method of preparing meals
- The distribution of meals
A marked and rapid increase in blood glucose and insulin is not desirable for the prevention of obesity, type 2 diabetes and arteriosclerosis and is suspected in some cancers, particularly breast cancer.
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