How thoughts about food can raise blood sugar

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With food and how that impacts us but now we have actual study that shows. How much are Our perception of food actually impacts us and they did a study on it and which is really cool to kind of share. And so here. It is unreal unreal unreal application. Not just in theory. Not just through. clinical rinse. We've seen this through clinical experience at times but now they actually conducted a study that showed that your perception of whether or not a food is good or bad impacts you on a metabolic level. This isn't just like who he will eat like. This is literally this is how your body responds. And this is busy logical are now we have studied to back it up. So let's talk about it. I was shared this study. That we're going to talk about today through a colleague of mine and i was really excited when i saw it and i i kinda did that. Pres hands like hands. Raised thing when i saw it because it was in a group of other clinicians and a kind of felt like this moment of finally. There's the research backing our clinical experience when it comes to how our body responds to food when we have a perceived belief about that food and so this this study is really cool because The title of it. And i'm sure a gain you'll share it in the show since stock like with actual interested in research for those of you who are interested in finding out over on. But it's a really really cool study. But it's called glucose metabolism response to perceived sugar intake more than actual sugar intake. And if you've been following along if you're on being data's newsletter you may have seen a little bit of a theme recently around elimination diets. Because this time of year everyone seems to be trying to do. Some new protocol emerged. Just hashtag over it. You know like So we've been talking about this alarm we've been talking about. How are you know. We've been talking about the gut brain axis lot within our non diet community on facebook and sharing them about added about how in a very real way Our bodies Believe in around food impact us via our gut brain access right and we talk about it like a time when you have the butterflies because you're anxious about something it means you get like the bubbly guts and stuff like that and we've been talking about that a lot and And we've been talking about it from this almost kind of like a theoretical approach. You know like in theory. This is why this happens because This is what our body does is logically. And so we're applying to food and now what this study did which is brilliant and so great at someone created the structure in order to test us and then the results were in alignment with what has been. The belief fell out of people who have in this Wholehearted eating world. An integrator of you know kind of approach to eating kind of approach. Non diet approach things which show that. This would be the way to go and that. This kind of confirmed this lady around food actually lease to An impact for you on a biological level. And so that's what this all about so didn't you wanna get into kind of the basics of The yet. So wanna give a little bit of a primer science broken down so it's easy right so the study is called glucose metabolism response To perceive sugar intake more than actual sugar intake. So let's breakdown that title so we know what we're talking about so all sugars and carbohydrates which are sugars breakdown in the body into glucose so that they can be digested absorbed and utilized as energy or energy for later. Okay so that's the first word in the whole study right so glucose metabolism the way that all sugars and carbohydrates are broken down in the body the way that this happens response to perceived sugar intake which will explain so. This process is responding more intensely. Let's say to perceive sugar intake. So how much sugar you think. You're eating rather than the amount of sugar actually eating. So the point of this study was for these researchers to see whether our psychological response to the way that we think about food to eating certain foods impacts the physiological response to the whole body response in this case raising blood sugar because currently sugar consumption is the most widely accepted factor in explaining blood. Sugar fluctuation blood sugar highs and lows all that kind of stuff right so christina. Do you wanna talk a little bit more of how they tested it So this is

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