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Why does the level of plasma glucose rise after a meal?

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Dr. Stephen Daquino
Sports Medicine

In brief: Food is energy

Eating food will provide your body with energy to function.
Simple sugars will increase the blood sugar quickly. Carbs and starches will increase it more slowly. Proteins will have the least impact on blood sugar.

In brief: Food is energy

Eating food will provide your body with energy to function.
Simple sugars will increase the blood sugar quickly. Carbs and starches will increase it more slowly. Proteins will have the least impact on blood sugar.
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