Could high insulin be causing you to be fat, the answer is yes!
About 35 years ago, the federal government revised the dietary guidelines and advised Americans to consume 60% of their dietary intake from carbohydrates. The latest guidelines from the Institute of Medicine recommended a daily carbohydrate intake of 65% of the daily food intake.
This recommendation has created catastrophic results in an epidemic of obesity, type II diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and other diseases. High insulin can cause you to be fat! The reason is simple starch is one of the largest dietary sources of blood sugar and dangerous after-meal blood glucose spikes. Even with so called “Healthy grains” such as whole wheat, brown rice and ancient grains.
Recently, researchers have uncovered a dual-action enzyme known as transglucosidase that blocks the conversion of starch into sugar and transforms it into beneficial fiber.
While it is impossible to eliminate all starch from your diet, you can neutralize its negative impact. Laboratory studies have shown when transglucosidase combines with starchy foods and natural enzymes in the digestive tract, there can be a 31% reduction in rapidly digested starch and an 11% increase in slowly digested starch. This means approximately 40% of the starch you ingest is less likely to be rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream.
With the help of transglucosidase, you can achieve multiple life-saving goals with a single supplement:
- Convert less starch to sugar, ensuring smaller glucose load in the after mealtime.
- Release insulin, thus reducing risk of excess insulin’s deadly health effects.
- Provide with additional prebiotic fiber, reducing the risk of diabetes and enhancing intestinal health.
Dosing transglucosidase is an enzyme; the dosages are measured in units of enzyme activity not milligrams or International units (IU). A 450,000 unit dose is typically the amount found in one capsule. High doses are around 900,000 units both doses in studies showed a reduction in hemoglobin A1c, lowering it by an average 0.18 and 0.21%. Insulin levels were lowered by 2.70 and 3.59 uIU/ml. While transglucosidase does not replace medical management, it can support and assist in beneficial cytokine activity to reduce triglycerides and diastolic blood pressure.
If your fasting glucose is over 85 mg/dl or other indicators of glucose impairment such as hemoglobin A1c or elevated fasting insulin, take transglucosidase before your two heaviest starch-containing meals.
Is high insulin causing your problems? Call Serenity Health Care Center 262-522-8640 for more information on testing or to find out if you are a candidate for transglucosidase.