Blood Sugar and Healthy Eating

A layman’s understanding

As well as to fill our stomachs and to enjoy the pleasures of eating, we eat to obtain energy. In this quest, we also consume different kinds of sugars, not all of which are recognizable as what you’d think of as sugar. But how do we get that energy in a healthy manner? Blood sugar is another piece of the puzzle regarding how our bodies work.

What is blood sugar?

First, let’s start with a workable definition of blood sugar. From Answers.com we get:

Blood Sugar: sugar in the form of glucose in the blood.