The Importance of Carbohydrates

Mylohyoid muscle visible right under jaw
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Do you notice symptoms of:

Or do any of these sound like you?

  1. Dry, itchy eyes or dry mouth
  2. Poor memory
  3. Unable to relax, become serene, or meditate
  4. History of diabetes in family
  5. Blood sugar problems, either hypoglycemia or diabetes
  6. Uncontrollable appetite (i.e., eating when not hungry)
  7. Desire to lose weight
  8. In need of a meal replacement

There is often a stress point involves the tongue, muscles of deglutination, and the posterior and lateral muscles of the neck. These muscles are involved with tongue movement, swallowing and the hyoid bone. When they are weak and contracted, hence the previous mentioned complaints.
#6/SvG – T1 to T3 – Stress Point Palpation

Other tissues that may be involved with this stress point are:

  • Retina
  • Muscles and tissues of the face and nose
  • Teeth

Effect of Carbohydrate Reduction in the Diet

The tissues prefer to use carbohydrate for energy over both protein and fat. The quantity of carbohydrate stores in the body is only a few hundred grams (glycogen in the liver and muscles.) This can supply energy needed for the body for about half a day. Therefore, after a few hours of carbohydrate deprivation the body resorts to converting protein and fat to glucose (in Stress Mode). Fat will be the primary source of energy production and depletion of its stores will continue unabated until depleted.

A very good product is SVG. It is essential to delivering the lacking carbohydrates.

Stretch Exercise
Practice the “tongue in cheek” movement. Hold for a count of five. Do each side at least three times several times daily.

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