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A Spoonful of Sugar:The Impact of Blood Sugar Balance on Adrenal and Hormonal Health

Presented by Krista Anderson-Ross, ND

  1. Review the rise of sugar consumption globally and associated health burdens
  2. Compare the biochemical makeup of sucrose, fructose and glucose
  3. Examine the role that excess dietary sugar plays in glucose metabolism, insulin resistance, adrenal health and obesity
  4. Consider sugar's role in addiction
  5. Define metabolic syndrome including its impact on sex hormones and the HPA Axis
  6. Discuss laboratory testing to identify insulin resistance and hormone imbalance
  7. Compare and contrast diets including intermittent fasting, time restricted eating and caloric restriction on blood sugar, fat loss and health
  8. Explore dietary, nutritional, and herbal treatments for blood sugar management