Blood-Sugar-Control
Advanced Blood Sugar Control

Why high blood sugar level is bad for you?

Balanced blood sugar is critical for our bodies to function; it is important for healthy blood vessels, optimal circulation and nerve functions. Persistently elevated blood sugar level leads to Diabetes.Diabetes damages the body and can lead to the multiple health problems.

A normal sugar level is currently considered to be less than 100 mg/dL when fasting and less than 140 mg/dL two hours after eating. But in most healthy people, sugar levels are even lower. During the day, our blood glucose levels tend to be at their lowest just before meals. For most people without diabetes, blood sugar levels before meals hover around 70 to 80 mg/dL. In some, 60 is normal; in others, 90. Again, anything less than 100 mg/dL while fasting is considered normal by today’s standards.

High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia) is caused by many factors:

  • Type I Diabetes: The body does not produce insulin.
  • Type II Diabetes: The body does not produce enough insulin for proper function. (most common)
  • Gestational Diabetes: This type affects about 9.2% of females during pregnancy.

People with Diabetes are in special need to lower their blood sugar levels. People who have irregular life styles are also in need to regulate their blood sugar levels. Stress, lack of exercise and eating more than planned, all trigger high blood glucose.

Why choose Andorra Life?

Andorra’s Advanced Blood Sugar Control uses the finest ingredients which are specially formulated to keep your blood sugar level in line.

Premium Pine Bark:
Advanced scientific research has revealed that pine bark has potent blood sugar benefits, including lowering fasting and post-meal glucose levels as well as promoting insulin sensitivity. Pine bark can significantly lowered fasting and post meal blood glucose levels compared to baseline. Furthermore, insulin levels remained unchanged at all doses, indicating Pine bark facilitated blood sugar uptake by previously insulin resistant cells. In another study Pine bark was shown to significantly lower fasting blood glucose.

Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA):
Studies have shown that ALA significantly improves insulin stimulated glucose uptake in patients with type II diabetes. Not only does it help lower blood sugar levels by reducing the secretion of insulin, it also increases insulin sensitivity at the cell level and thus, even LESS insulin is required.

Cinnamon Powder:
Cinnamon powders may help improve glucose and lipids levels in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in Diabetics Care.

The study authors concluded that consuming up to 6 grams of cinnamon per day “reduces serum glucose, triglyceride, LDL cholesterol, and total cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes.” and that “the inclusion of cinnamon in the diet of people with type 2 diabetes will reduce risk factors associated with diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.”

In addition, cinnamon extract can reduce fasting blood sugar levels in patients, researchers reported in the European Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Berberine:
A plant alkaloid and naturally occurring compound found in the roots, rhizomes, and stem bark of various plants, berberine works by targeting a key regulator of metabolism, the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) enzyme. AMPK regulates glucose uptake and the synthesis of glucose transporters— which move glucose out of your blood and into your cells, where it is converted to energy. Berberine may also increase the number and activity of the insulin receptors, promoting insulin sensitivity. On top of that, AMPK facilitates the burning of fatty acids in your cells, which is why it is a powerful tool for helping keep blood lipid levels in check.

Chromium:
This essential trace element is required for normal fat and carbohydrate metabolism and healthy glucose tolerance. Chromium may help promote insulin sensitivity by increasing the number of insulin binding sites on cells, which allow for better transport of glucose into cells for energy.

Vitamin B6:
Pyridoxamine is a specialized form of vitamin B6 easily converted in the body to pyridoxal 5-phosphate (PLP), the active form of the vitamin. Pyridoxamine may help prevent diabetic complications by blocking formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and advanced lipoxidation end products (ALEs) underlying loss of structure and function accompanying aging. AGEs are implicated in diabetes-related conditions including kidney disease (nephropathy), visual loss (retinopathy), and neuropathy. It has been described as “the most potent natural substance for inhibiting AGE formation.”

Vitamin B12:
Vitamin B12 supports the digestive system in keeping glucose levels stable. Vitamin B12 is bound to protein in food. The activity of hydrochloric acid and gastric protease in the stomach releases vitamin B12 from its protein. Once it is released, vitamin B12 begins to work quickly. B12 deficiency can cause permanent nerve damage. Neuropathy is a common problem for people with diabetes, who experience pain, tingling, and numbness in their arms, hands, legs, and feet, resulting in sores.

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