Metabolism

How does mindfulness relate to metabolism?

Dr Frank Lipman
Dec 20, 2022

Did you know that mindfulness may impact glucose levels?

Study Summary

A study found that those with higher scores for dispositional mindfulness had a greater likelihood to have healthy glucose levels compared to those with lower scores.

A systematic review concluded that for people with diabetes, mindfulness-based interventions may decrease blood sugar. It is important to note that this review investigated studies with individuals who had diabetes, so this review is limited by population.

The Hearty Take

At Hearty, we know that more than just diet impacts blood sugar response and metabolism. Mindfulness has been shown to improve stress levels which may help to regulate blood sugar. Interested in learning more, reach out to your doctor!

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