Monday, September 24, 2012

Blood Sugar and Brain-fog

We've all experienced the mental fog and sleepiness that can follow a large holiday meal ... and, none of us would welcome that kind of "brain fog" on a daily basis. One key is to keep our blood sugar and blood insulin levels in the lower ranges of normal.  Chronic mid-range and high blood sugars coincide with higher levels of inflammation and physical dis-ease.

A new study by Austrailian researchers confirms that higher than average blood sugar levels contribute to reduction of mental clarity and brain function.  They concluded that, "Higher blood glucose levels were associated with brain atrophy among healthy individuals in their early 60s, even when levels remained within the official normal range."  Click here to read more.

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