Sugars, generally speaking, are given a bad name due to refined sugars serious negative health effects. Within the human body there are actually eight essential sugars, just as there are essential amino acids and essential fatty acids. The eight known essential sugars, referred to as ‘glyconutrients’, include:

Certain sugars that we call glyconutrients or super sugars aren’t burned as fuel like glucose, but are used to communicate with and to control and protect every cell in the body. The body joins these sugars to proteins and fats making structures known as glycoproteins and glycolipids which are attached to the surface of every cell. They send and translate commands from one cell to another throughout your body’s 600 trillion cells. Projecting from the cell surface, they act as keys to “unlock” the required functions of the adjoining cell. If the right glycoprotein “keys” are available, the body functions smoothly as the flow of information between cells is uninterrupted. If the needed glycoproteins are not available, communication is slowed or impaired. Glyconutrients are one of the most exciting and promising developments in the field of nutritional medicine!!

Getting the right blend of sugars provides your body with a ready supply of raw materials for required for optimal health. No combination of vitamins, minerals, amino acids or herbals can take their place. For information on what glyconutrient supplements are available and how to obtain them, contact Peter Graham by emailing him at or calling (08) 9487 8363.

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For more information on glyconutrients see the following webpage:

Highly recommended book:

Sugars That Heal: The New Healing Science of Glyconutrients by Emil Mondoa, M.D.

To quote from amazon's book description: ""Sugars that heal" it sounds like a contradiction in terms, but it's the key to one of the most important breakthroughs in recent medical science. We've all been bombarded with warnings about the evils of consuming too much sugar. But, in fact, for our bodies to function properly, we need small amounts of eight essential sugars, only two of which--glucose and galactose--are commonly found in our limited, overprocessed diets. When all eight sugars are available, the health benefits can be breathtaking: Individuals regain their ability to fight disease, reactivate their immune systems, and are able to ward off infection. Based on cutting-edge research in the rapidly evolving science of glyconutrients, Sugars That Heal is an exciting new approach to health and disease prevention."

Disclaimer: Glyconutrients are not a substitute for a doctors standard of care.

Blake Graham, BSc (Honours), AACNEM
Clinical Nutritionist
Perth, Western Australia
Phone/Email: See Contact page

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