Each of us experiences a postprandial glow within the first hour following a meal. This reflects, in part, a transient hemodynamic shift from peripheral circulation to tissues involved in digestive processes and the release of “satisfaction” peptides and carbohydrates that affect brain function. Along with the body’s fed circulatory priorities, there is a well-orchestrated genetic expression that assures adequate digestion, minimal enteric and systemic inflammation, and critical nutrient distrib…

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