You may have seen the various studies that say you should eat a big breakfast for maximum energy and cognitive ability during the first half of the day. Then you might have read about the researchers who say you should eat very small meals throughout the day for maximum fat burning and control of glucose distribution.
The energy required to get the human body running smoothly starts with food, and the processing of glucose and glycogen. Think of your body as a hybrid car.
Your digestive system converts food into glucose stores it until it’s ready to be used. Many patients with type 2 diabetes find that their liver acts like a non-stop sugar factory, churning out glucose all day long, even when blood sugar levels are high.
Even when we are asleep, our brain gets a constant supply of glucose from the body. So our bodies actually manufacture glucose … Read More