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Heather Benek


April 16, 2024

Glucose Stabilization - The Secret to Good Health

What if I told you that you could have more energy, feel full longer, skip the carb crash, experience improved mood and focus, and achieve four long term health benefits by focusing on stabilizing your glucose?

Everyday I support clients in optimizing the performance of their bodies so they can live life the way they want. I'm here to do the same for you. In addition to the benefits mentioned above, I’ll tell you a few more and then I’ll share easy and practical ways to balance your glucose (also called blood sugar).

TLDR - CLICK HERE and we'll send our FREE Glucose Stabilization Guide right to your inbox!

Stabilizing your glucose is arguably one of the most important things you can do for your health when viewed through the lens of food.

What are the benefits of glucose stabilization? Here are 4!

1- Increase your insulin sensitivity

We want to be insulin sensitive, insulin is a crucial hormone and many of us suffer from insulin resistance which is closely associated with high cholesterol, obesity, and chronic conditions like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. By reducing glucose spikes we can support our bodies in creating more insulin sensitivity which helps reduce, and possibly even heal, chronic diseases and conditions like PCOS, chronic fatigue, rheumatoid arthritis, and inflammatory disorders.

2 - Increase Longevity
Metabolically related conditions such as insulin resistance, poor glycemic control, and obesity tend to be predictors of age related diseases such as stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and cancer. Insulin resistance is also associated with a decline in cognitive health. Insulin resistance and waist circumference have been correlated with shortening of leukocyte telomeres (blood chromosomes) which is suggestive of aging. We can correlate that while these indicate poor longevity, the opposite would support longevity, more insulin sensitivity and waist circumference in the normal range supports being healthier for longer.

3 - Increased Hormone Health
Because our whole body is fueled by our blood, when we have irregular glucose this drastically affects our whole body including our endocrine system which produces hormones. Hormones are the chemical messages that give directions to various cells, when our hormones are out of whack, the trickle down effect is that everything else becomes out of balance as well. High blood glucose throws off sex hormones (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone), cortisol (stress hormone), appetite hormones (leptin and ghrelin), and insulin (responsible for glucose balance, cell growth, metabolism) just to name a few hormones impacted by glucose irregularity. By supporting hormonal health we reduce our risk of certain cancers, inflammation, PCOS, weight gain,  metabolic illness and more.

4 - Manage Weight
Frequent spikes and drops in glucose levels (high glucose variability) and elevated fasting glucose is associated with insulin resistance which can cause body fat loss to be more difficult and result in unwanted body fat gain. Research suggests that body fat loss increases insulin sensitivity (this can feel like a double bind for those trying to release body fast, but don’t worry, there are additional ways to increase insulin sensitivity, like stabilizing your glucose, focusing on gut health, and cold plunging). Making intentional choices regarding nutrition, exercise, sleep schedule, and stress management are all key factors in stabilizing and maintaining balanced glucose levels.

So HOW do I do it?

There are 9 strategies created by, Jessie Inchauspé, author of the book Glucose Revolution, designed to improve your ability to control your blood sugar.

These strategies don't require you to do eat differently, or cut calories.

Most importantly, they are immediately applicable for any meal, diet, or food plan that you're already involved in.

We wanted to make this super easy for you so we put together a FREE Guide that you can have on your phone or print it out and hang it on your fridge!

Incorporate these strategies into your daily life and each meal or snack you have. You can pick and choose which ones serve you best at what time. Learn ‘em, live ‘em, love ‘em!

- Heather Benek


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