How does FODZYME affect blood sugar levels? Is it safe for people with diabetes?Updated 2 months ago
FODZYME works by breaking down FODMAP carbohydrates into simple sugars, which are then easily absorbed. While the amount of sugar released from FODMAPs in a typical meal is small, it does enter the bloodstream and can impact blood sugar levels. The extent to which blood sugar levels are impacted by FODZYME will vary based on both the food you consume and an individual’s unique physiology. We encourage you to discuss concerns about blood sugar levels with your medical provider prior to adding any supplement to your regimen. Refer to our article on interactions with other medications for more information.
While FODMAP intake varies highly, research suggests average intake is roughly 17g per day among those with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) . For the average person consuming three meals per day, this would contribute a maximum of 20 kcal of carbohydrate per meal.
FODZYME itself contains less than 1 gram of carbohydrates per dose.
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