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Blood-Sugar Simplified

Blood-Sugar Simplified
While the biological mechanisms of blood-sugar control are indeed complicated, the basics are quite simple: blood-sugar is an equilibrium between supply and consumption.  Sugar, specifically glucose, is biology's primary fuel.  The drawing above illustrates how blood-sugar is a simple balance between sugar intake and the "burning" of it as a fuel.  Consuming foods from which sugar is extracted or synthesized is the fuel supply - represented in the left-hand scale pan.  The right-hand energy pan represents the sugar flowing in the blood stream ready for "burning" or conversion to energy.  As the sugar is burned, blood-sugar becomes lower.  Just as the fuel in you...
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