Looking for a great sweetener that doesn’t add that many calories to your ice tea or coffee ? Worried about your energy levels.
Muscles love it especially the heart. Guess what ?
D-ribose can actually lower blood glucose levels ! Take D-ribose with meals, or at least mixed into juice, milk, or fruit to offset the blood glucose-lowering effect.
Some have used it to treat chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and it’s benefits are well documented. (19)
I used mix a little in my morning shake before a workout or exercise. I love the powdered form because it dissolves easily in liquids. Only one scoop is needed.
Now, some natural food based sources for D-Ribose ?
Only ONE of those are on my CLEAN list. Chicken being difficult to source a natural, free-range variety and Dairy being only beneficial if GRASS-FED and “A2” cows.
Raw Almonds are usually safe but carefully of the handling of them as their have been reports of bacteria on raw almonds.
19. Teitelbaum JE, JA St.Cyr, C Johnson. The use of D-ribose in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia: a pilot study. J Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2006;12(9):857-862