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Metabolic Health

It’s all about having the right levels

Blood sugar. Triglycerides. High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. Blood pressure. When all of these are at the right levels, you’re more likely to have good metabolic health. When these levels are out of whack, you’re more at risk for diabetes and coronary disease.

So, how do antioxidant-rich wild blueberries impact your metabolic health?

A Low Glycemic Food 

The Glycemic index ranks carbohydrates in foods according to how they affect blood glucose levels. Carbohydrates with a low GI value (55 or less) are more slowly digested, absorbed, and metabolized. They cause a lower and slower rise in blood glucose and insulin levels. With a glycemic index of 53, wild blueberries are considered a low glycemic food and can help you maintain healthy blood sugar or insulin levels.

Maintain healthy blood sugar with wild blueberries

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