How to Beat Diabetes
Four Supplements for Every Diabetic
How to beat diabetes with four supplements. Dietary intervention targets the underlying causes and is a key step towards protecting yourself against the damaging effects caused by high blood sugar.
1. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar prevents blood sugar spikes after meals and helps you beat diabetes. Minimizing sugar spikes reverses insulin resistance...the hallmark of type 2 diabetes.
Italian researchers showed that 4 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar resulted in a 30% reduction in glycemic response. Reducing your glycemic response is essential for beating diabetes.
2. Lipoic Acid
Glucose (blood sugar) destroys insulin receptors. Without the receptors, insulin can not work. Lipoic acid is a naturally occurring antioxidant that protects insulin receptors.
Recently, researchers revealed dramatic effects in improving insulin sensitivity in overweight adults suffering from type 2 diabetes. The antioxidant produced significant improvements in just four weeks.
Lipoic acid is also effective in treating diabetic neuropathy, which is characterized by numbness, tingling, and pain in the extremities.
A large, randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter, double-blind study involving 328 patients with type 2 diabetes revealed that it significantly improved symptoms.
We suggest taking 200 to 300 mg/day of R-lipoic acid (the "R" form is more potent).
3. Coenzyme Q10
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a potent antioxidant that reduces oxidative stress. Diabetics experience a high degree of oxidation that causes cellular damage.
CoQ10 is required to convert fats and sugars into cellular energy. Yet, the natural production of CoQ10 declines in diabetics.
To beat diabetes, supplement with the form of CoQ10 to supplement called ubiquinol. It's easily absorbed and significantly increases blood levels.
We suggest taking 200 mg/day of ubiquinol CoQ10.
The pyridoxamine form of vitamin B6 protects the body’s proteins from glycation. Sugar (glucose) in the blood can bind to proteins, particularly when blood levels are high.
This binding causes the formation of dysfunctional proteins, which accumulate with time and contribute to some of the signs of aging.
Scientific research suggests that if you want to help protect your body against glycation, nutrients that help prevent the formation of AGEs may be beneficial.
The latest information shows that pyridoxamine may also be of significant help in preventing the formation of these aging molecules.
In fact, one prominent antiaging doctor described pyridoxamine as "the most potent natural substance for inhibiting AGE formation."
By preventing AGE formation and working as a coenzyme in chemical reactions, pyridoxamine can support healthy nerve, eye, cardiovascular and kidney function.
We suggest taking 50 mg/day of pyridoxamine.
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