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Supplements for glucose metabolism

Glucose is basic fuel for all our body functions. In order to perform physical and mental activities, our cells need the right supply of glucose. Glucose is introduced in our body through food, that is, 2 to 4 times a day; part of it gets stored for subsequent needs between meals. One of the most difficult jobs our body has to do is to keep appropriate blood glucose levels while ensuring that the right amount of energy, and therefore glucose, is available in times of need, when the amount that had been accumulated is quickly used. This delicate balance is maintained by insulin, glucagon and somatostatin hormones.
About 2 hours after a meal, when insulin, physical activity, and the use of glucose for cellular activity (that transforms it into glycogen), blood sugar returns to its normal levels. Under some circumstances, (poor diet, excessive weight, age, smoking, hypertension, and diabetes) the body is unable to provide adequate levels of glucose in the blood and causes blood sugar to rise. In addition to physical exercise, a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet, natural remedies can also help.