It’s a simple fact of life that the you need food. We all understand this and if we forget our body certainly reminds us in the form of hunger.
But what hunger is and how we respond makes a difference in the body we live in every day.
At the core of this response is a six-carbon sugar called glucose.
The body’s ability to create glucose lets us eat anything available and suitable. The body’s digestive metabolism takes care of the making whatever we eat into the energy it needs.
It’s how humans have adapted to environments and survived when food sources change.
Pretty neat and nutritional scientists spend their days pondering such topics.
Nutrition science is well established setting a focus on the conversion processes’ many critical elements, but for now let’s look at two: the calorie and glycemic index.