Hypoglycemia

This paper discusses hypoglycemia, a low blood sugar disorder and outlines hypoglycemic nutritional program.


The purpose of this research is to examine and define hypoglycemia and its causes, and to outline the types of nutritional program a hypoglycemic should follow.

Hypoglycemia, as the Latin words indicate, means low blood sugar. Although diabetes, high blood sugar, is the direct opposite problem, both conditions are linked to a defective sugar metabolism in the body. Insulin, which is produced by the pancreas, causes sugar to be used. In the diabetic system too little insulin is produced so that sugar remains in the bloodstream for an extensive time. The hypoglycemic’s pancreas produces an excess of insulin which results in too little sugar …

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