Podcast Episode 170: Tips to Balance Blood Sugar and Optimize Metabolic Health Part 1

Are you still in that place where you’re not sure what to do to support your blood sugar and optimize your metabolic health? Let me fill you in with some very easy strategies that you can implement in your daily life.


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Topics Discussed in This Episode:

  • The benefits of wearing a continuous glucose monitor
  • Strategies to improve your glucose levels and overall metabolic health


Key Takeaways:

  • Wearing the continuous glucose monitor provides you real-time information about your glucose levels. It gives you feedback on how certain foods impact your mood and energy levels.
  • Metabolic health isn’t just about insulin sensitivity and glucose levels. It’s beyond weight gain or weight loss or fat accumulation. It’s a part of our health from head to toe. 
  • If you find that you’re having a lot of blood sugar irregularities and mood swings and food is really impacting you, time-restricted eating could be helpful.
  • Intermittent fasting is restricting your food intake for longer periods. This could be anywhere from 16 hours up to 24 hours or even more.
  • Eating carbohydrates alone is likely going to spike your glucose more than if you are combining it with protein and fat.


Action Steps:

  • Consider using a glucose monitor to track your metabolic health.
  • Support your metabolic health and optimize your glucose and insulin sensitivity.
  • Eat earlier in the day.
  • Explore intermittent fasting.
  • Avoid added sugars and refined foods.
  • Keep in mind that fiber is your friend.
  • Eat more protein and fat.


Samantha said:

“You have to recognize that what you’ve done two years ago, even just a year ago, or three years ago may not be the thing that your body needs for you right now. And that’s really what I’ve just been tuning into and recognizing for myself.” 


“Your body is changing. Things in your life are changing. There are so many stressors many of us are dealing with nowadays… And that will mean that your food will have to change too, and the timing of your meals will have to change too.”


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