There are a lot of factors that influence your blood sugar levels such as sleep, hydration, stress, caffeine, digestion, lifestyle, and diet. Diabetics are not the only ones that need to pay attention to their blood sugar levels. In fact, everyone should be aware of their blood sugar levels and how they affect you. For example, if you experience high and low periods of energy throughout the day, then you may want to have a think about how to stabilise your blood sugar levels so that you do not experience the afternoon dip in energy. There are numerous ways to regulate your blood sugar levels and thereby balancing your energy levels.
Keep in mind that based upon what you eat, especially how much carbohydrates you have, your blood sugar levels can rise pretty dramatically. And what goes up must come down. So if you have a sugar spike, your sugar levels can drop just as quickly. Here are my 5 favourites spices to use that help to balance your blood sugar levels naturally.
There are also many other spices out there that help regulate blood sugar levels. Therefore, when in doubt, use a variety of spices in your cooking and your body will thank you for it.
Health and happiness,
“The Encyclopaedia of Healing Foods” by Michael Murray