Your body uses glucose (sugar) for energy and it is important to have enough extra energy to be able to wake up in the morning. So for a period of time in the early morning hours, usually between 3 a.m. and 8 a.m., your body starts churning out stored glucose to prepare for the day ahead.
Blood sugar concentrations fluctuate throughout the day. There are two basic states: fasting and post meal. In the fasting state your liver keeps your blood sugar concentration at a normal level by continually releasing small amounts of glucose from the glycogen it has stored after meals or by producing new glucose from protein.
During the post-meal state, the concentration of glucose in your blood will begin to rise as the glucose released from your food comes flowing in. In a healthy body, this rise is brief and not very high. For someone who’s blood sugar is not normal, for example high blood sugar, this rise can continue increasing until it reaches a peak and typically occurs over the course of 3-4 hours. For people with abnormal blood sugar, this rise and fall can occur throughout the day depending on meals and types of food consumed.
We have strategically picked specific ingredients to include in Baseline+ that helps with blood sugar control. For example, Chromium is a supplement used to help control a hormone called insulin which is produced in the pancreas and is known to control blood sugar. Chromium reduces cravings for sweets by its involvement with the hormone serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain which helps to stabilize blood sugar normalizing the appetite.
The timing in which you take Baseline+ is important. For best absorption, Baseline+ is to be taken with meals. This allows Baseline+ to work and focus on blood sugar control especially important in the morning and mid day hours to keep your energy levels normal throughout the day.