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What Is "The Glyconutrients And Fibromyalgia Miracle"?

Glyconutrients are very important for your well-being, and it seems that they are particularly important if you have Fibromyalgia.

Some people have even referred to glyconutrients as a "Fibromyalgia miracle "...


Glyconutrients are simple sugars which are known as monosaccarides in medical terms. And they are apparently vital to your immune system.

An Over-Active Immune System?

Okay, okay, so glyconutrients are vital to our well-being. But did you know that, according to many sources, glyconutrients can apparently make a real difference when you have Fibromyalgia?

But why?

Well let’s take a closer look…

Whether you have Fibromyalgia or not, your immune system needs to tell the difference between the healthy, friendly cells, and the ‘bad’ cells in your body. If your immune system cannot tell if a cell is healthy or not, it will attack it.

So how does your immune system tell the difference?

Enter glyconutrients. Glyconutrients basically help to create a ‘communication interface’ on the outside of each of the cells in your body. Each cell needs this in order to communicate its own information to the next cell. And that information includes whether it’s a healthy cell or not. But…

… if your body is deficient in these vital sugars (glyconutrients) then your immune system could apparently be attacking your healthy cells as well as your bad cells - because it can’t tell the difference.

Okay so that’s one reason why glyconutrients are vital to your body.

But does this lack of glyconutrients apply to you in any other way as a Fibromyalgia sufferer? Well if you take a look at what each of the glyconutrients do, you might understand why…

What Role Do Glyconutrients Play In Easing Fibromyalgia Symptoms?

"Glyconutrients are a rapidly rising star in the world of alternative medicine. There are a number of good studies and many anecdotal reports and case histories reporting the effectiveness of glyconutrients in dealing with fibromyalgia."

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There are 8 types of gluconutrients (sugars otherwise known as monosaccharides - commonly misspelled as monosacharides or monosaccarides ):

  • N-Acetylglucosamine
  • Mannose
  • N-acetylneuraminic acid
  • Galactose
  • Glucose
  • Fucose
  • Xylose
  • N-acetylgalactosamine

Here's why these glyconutrients are of particular interest when you have Fibromyalgia :

The N-Acetylglucosamine sugar is needed to make Glucosamine. Glucosamine is important when you have Fibromyalgia because it eases pain and inflammation and helps to repair your cartilage. The Mannose sugar apparently reduces inflammation even in rheumatiod arthritis. And the N-acetylneuraminic acid glyconutrient is helpful for easing brain fog. What’s more, research has shown that it helps to prevent many people from catching certain strains of flu (the influenza viruses).

Both Galactose and Glucose can apparently help your memory but you do have to be very careful about how much Glucose you have in your diet. And the Fucose glyconutrient apparently protects you from respiratory infections. It also helps to prevent allergic reactions.

"Since one of the most important biological activities of the necessary glycoconjugate sugars and complex carbohydrates is immune system modulation, any role that the immune system might play in FM/CFS would logically be influenced by these particular nutritional elements."

-- Tom Gardiner, PhD, Glyconutritional Implications in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, GlycoScience Vol. 1, No. 21, June 3, 2000 --

Can We Get Enough Glyconutrients From Our Food?

Many natural health practitioners believe that our body can heal itself naturally…

if we consume enough of the organic nutrients we need. That bolsters our immune system, which can then protect us from disease. If our body is depleted of these nutrients, that’s when we get diseases. Sounds logical right?

Well unfortunately, the food we eat nowadays has less and less nutritional content. Many of us have poor diets; we eat over-processed foods… and far too much sugar.

But even those of us who do eat fresh fruit and vegetables aren’t getting the nutrients we would have got from fresh food a hundred years ago.

  • The nutrients in our soil are fast becoming sapped. And that has a knock on effect on the fruit and vegetables that are grown in that soil.

  • A lot of the fruit you buy at your local supermarket is usually picked way before they become ripe. This too, dramatically diminishes the amount of nutrients in them.

That’s not forgetting the pesticides and other chemicals that your fruit and vegetables might have been sprayed with.

The bottom line is that in today’s world, we are just not getting enough of the nutrients we need. And this includes those important glyconutrients - they are just not readily available to us through our diet.

Where Can You Learn More?

Is it all just hype? The latest craze? Are glyconutrients really miracle sugars, or just hype from the manufacturers?

I really don’t know. I’ve provided you with a summary of what I’ve learned to date. If I learn more, then I’ll be sure to let you know. In the meantime, have you tried glyconutrients? Share your experiences, good or bad, here...

Until then, there are a couple of well-established and widely acclaimed books on glyconutrients here...


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