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Video - Dr. Paul Mason - 'Reversing dementia with diet: a 2021 update'

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ITG Article - The Glycemic Index

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ITG Article - The Glycemic Index

The glycemic index of food is a ranking of foods based on their immediate effect on blood glucose (blood sugar) levels. Carbohydrate foods that breakdown quickly during digestion have the highest glycemic indexes. Their blood sugar response is fast and high. Carbohydrates that breakdown slowly, releasing glucose gradually into the blood stream, have low glycemic indexes. What is the significance of Glycemic Index? A smaller rise in blood sugar and can help control established diabetes Can help people lose weight and lower blood lipids Can improve the body's sensitivity to insulin High GI foods can help re-fuel carbohydrate stores after...

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ITG Artlicle - What is Glycemin Index and Glycemin Load?

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ITG Artlicle - What is Glycemin Index and Glycemin Load?

WHAT IS THE GLYCEMIC INDEX & GLYCEMIC LOAD?  The Glycemic Index (GI) is a rating system developed to measure food’s affects on blood sugar levels. Glucose was set at 100 and all other foods were measured accordingly. The higher the glycemic index, the more pronounced an affect a food will have on your blood sugar, and the more stressful to your insulin system. Remember these rules about food and its effects on insulin: Carbohydrates - starches and sugars - have the greatest effect. This is especially true if they have little fat or fiber with them. Fat has a glycemic...

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Article - "Carbohydrates and Blood Sugar"

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Article - "Carbohydrates and Blood Sugar"

  This article below has a great break down as to what our bodies do to metabolize ad digestive carbohydrates and how to correlates with blood sugar levels!     Carbohydrates and Blood Sugar By: The Nutrition Source   When people eat a food containing carbohydrates, the digestive system breaks down the digestible ones into sugar, which enters the blood. As blood sugar levels rise, the pancreas produces insulin, a hormone that prompts cells to absorb blood sugar for energy or storage. As cells absorb blood sugar, levels in the bloodstream begin to fall. When this happens, the pancreas start...

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The Benefits of the ITG Diet Multivitamins

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The Benefits of the ITG Diet Multivitamins

Our twice daily multivitamins works to help the dieter have a good balance of vitamins and minerals, it helps with hydration percentage and, it fills in nutritional gaps that may occur on low calorie diets. Let's break it down!   ITG Twice Daily Multi Vitamin’s Unique Features: Rich in immune enhancing antioxidant nutrients, vitamins C, E and lipoic acid. High in B-6, folates and B-12, all of which help lower serum homocysteine. Elevated homocystieine is increasingly being recognized as a risk factor for heart disease and birth defects. High in chromium, a trace mineral essential for healthy sugar and fat...

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