Corrine Anderson of Nutrition Industry Executive recently highlighted Pete Maletto of PTM Food Consulting in an article exploring the science of Glucose Support. Check out an excerpt below, and head over to Nutrition Industry Executive to read the full article!
For those not following carbohydrate-restricted diets, supplementation of clinically studied herbal extracts and natural compounds that can easily prevent deadly advanced glycation end products (AGEs) associated with an aging endocrine system that cause cellular damage has been bigger than ever,” Maletto said. AGEs are created through the Maillard reaction, the interaction of glucose and the unfolding proteins through a specific kind of chemical reaction that is similar to overcooking steak in the kitchen, Maletto continued. “These reactions are very dangerous in human tissues, where AGEs produce powerfully destructive oxidative stress and inflammatory conditions that lead to atherosclerosis (plaque buildup in the arteries) and fatal diseases.