Then and Now

THEN (for 2 million years) Complex carbohydrates that digest slowly, provided time-released energy over the course of many hours. Blood sugar balance was maintained by a high fiber, high protein diet and the activities of daily life.

Now (since WWII)

Refined sugars start to raise blood glucose levels even before they hit the stomach, producing a rollercoaster effect that creates profound metabolic stress. A low-fiber diet compounds this problem, and a sedentary lifestyle accelerates the path to degeneration and disease.

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