This is all on top of the stress hormone, cortisol, further increasing blood glucose levels.
“Cortisol causes the liver to make more glucose even if blood levels are already too high,” Dr Brewer made clear.
To help bring down levels of high blood sugar, Dr Brewer advises to eat a little bit of dark chocolate.
Dark chocolate, as well as cocoa powder and cinnamon, have shown to help improve blood glucose (i.e. sugar) control.