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    Sugar Scrubs
    Mherber2001 posted:
    I started using a new sugar scrub and was wondering, does the skin absorb the sugar? Is it possible to increase sugar levels by using this product? Also, since I have type 2 diabetes, my joints ache and I was wondering about the benefits of Glucosamine Chondritin, does this contain sugar as well? I am really afraid of anything that begins with either sugar or glucose.
    DavidHueben responded:
    Mherber: Glucosamine Chondritin capsules don't contain any added glucose. Three capsules have 2 grams of carbohydrates (insignificant). Glucose IS a sugar. In fact, it is the most elemental form of sugar Also, another important point. Remember that all carbohydrates (including fruits and vegetables) are metabolized into glucose for use by the body as energy. Glucose, with the assistance of insulin to allow for absorption into the cells, is the only fuel your body can use. David

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