The Long-Term Solution to Managing Your Blood Sugar and Energy Levels

Alessandro Ferretti, Clinical Nutritionist and Medical Director

What is the impact of blood glucose on your health and how do you manage it? Clinical Nutritionist and Medical Director Alessandro Ferretti shares his insights on the subject based on his research.

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Topics Discussed in this Episode:

  • What set Alessandro on the path of focusing his research on blood glucose
  • Blood glucose and its relevance for weight management and longevity
  • The impact of sleep and stress on blood glucose

Key Takeaways:

  • Different things in people’s lifestyles affect their blood sugar levels.
  • If you can’t get your hands on an ongoing glucose monitoring system, you can measure the two cardinals: first thing in the morning and just before retiring.
  • Poor sleep dramatically upsets fasting glucose.
  • There’s no exercise nor any short-term intervention to get your blood glucose down.
  • Stress can keep your glucose levels elevated for quite some time.

Action Steps:

  • Check your fasting glucose at least a couple of times a week.

Alessandro said:

“I can tell you what are the 10 most common factors affecting the fasting glucose… [however] I personally believe that people may get great benefit in testing that.”

“You cannot outrun your rest, you just can’t.”

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