NBI’s TYPE2 Protein Sweetener
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease characterised by high levels of blood glucose (or blood sugar). Blood sugar or glucose is an important source of energy that the body gets from the food we consume. It provides nutrients to the body’s organs, muscles, and nervous system.
Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps control the body’s blood sugar level and metabolism. This is the process that turns the food we eat into energy making enough insulin to keep blood glucose in the normal range. Sometimes, the body does not make enough insulin and as a result, extra glucose stays in the bloodstream rather than entering the cells.
The main difference between the two types of diabetes is that Type 1 diabetes is a genetic disorder that often shows up early in life whereas Type 2 is largely diet-related and develops over time. Both forms of diabetes share some symptoms, but they can surface at different stages in life and have a few fundamental differences that sets them apart.
Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes affect the body’s ability to regulate blood glucose levels. Sugar consumption will not directly cause either type. However, intake of excess sugar can cause weight gain. Obesity is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes and increases your risk of getting serious health problems such as heart disease and stroke in the future..
Substitute regular sugar with Type 2 Protein Sweetener for your everyday use. Type 2 Protein Sweetener from Neptune Bio Innovations (NBI) is a natural sweetener suitable for children and adults and especially for diabetics and people with a sensitive stomach. Type 2 Protein Sweetener is the best alternative other than not consuming foods and beverages with added sugar.
Type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition, a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin by itself. In Type 1 diabetes, the insulin-producing beta-cells in the pancreas are destroyed by the immune system. After these beta cells are destroyed, the body is unable to produce insulin.
Type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a complex and multifactorial disease. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes caused by several factors, including lifestyle factors and genes. It is a condition in which the body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insulin and gradually loses the capacity to produce enough insulin in the pancreas.
The cells of the body do not respond to insulin effectively (known as insulin resistance). As a result of this insulin resistance, the pancreas responds by producing more insulin, to try and achieve some degree of management of the blood glucose levels. But as insulin overproduction occurs over a very long period, the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas wear themselves out. So, by the time someone is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, they have lost 50 – 70% of their insulin-producing cells. This means type 2 diabetes is a combination of ineffective insulin and not enough insulin. Lifestyle changes may be able to slow this process in some people.
While several lifestyle factors contribute to Type 2 diabetes, including poor diet, a sedentary lifestyle, and obesity, other genetic and environmental factors may also play an active role.
Various symptoms of diabetes
Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes may have similar symptoms such as:
- Urinating frequently
- Feeling very thirsty, fatigued, and hungry
- Having blurry vision
- Having cuts or sores that do not heal properly
- Numbness and tingling in their hands or feet
The symptoms of Type 1 diabetes, however, tend to develop quickly- typically over several weeks for some people. Once known as juvenile diabetes, this type of diabetes usually develops in childhood or adolescence. However, it is also possible to develop Type 1 diabetes at a later stage of life.
Why choose Type 2 Protein Sweetener?
At Neptune Bio Innovations (NBI), our priority is your health and wellness. We develop innovative, healthy, and beneficial products to help you manage your health. Type 2 Protein Sweetener, our 100% natural healthy low-calorie sugar substitute, was formulated and developed so that you can enjoy the sweet craving without compromising your health.
Type 2 Protein Sweetener is composed of naturally occurring plant extracts. Stevia leaves sweet and bitter after taste and thaumatin leaves sharp sweetness with a lingering sweetness. By combining both sweeteners, the result is much closer to sugar. Stevia is a carbohydrate and thaumatin is a protein. The sweetness in Type 2 is largely derived from thaumatin and therefore it is referred to as protein sweetener.
It is a great alternative to regular sugar and sugar alcohols. Type 2 Protein Sweetener has soluble fiber which helps in lowering postprandial glucose in human bodies and the sodium bicarbonate in it helps in reducing metabolic acidosis in human bodies with Type 2 diabetics.
Type 2 sweetener is a non-nutritive sweetener, which means that while it enhances the overall texture and flavour of the food, it does not add to the calories, as non-nutritive sweeteners contain fewer to no calories at all. Shop NBI's Type 2 Sweetener online directly at www.nepbio.com