Ask Roe Key West FL
Boynton Beach, FL
Cardiology Associates of South Florida
Nutrition, Internal Medicine
Insurance Plans Accepted: MedicareMedicaidHealthy District of Palm Beach CountyUnited HealthBCBSAetnaCignaGHIHumana
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: Yes
Primary Hospital: Delray Medical Center, Bethesda Medical Center, Boca Raton Community Hospital
Residency Training: Mt. Sinai and St Lukes Roosevelt New York
Medical School: Mt. Sinai Medical School, 1984
Member Organizations: AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY
Awards: American Red Cross Hero Appreciation Award for Head of Pharmacy Delray Medical Center
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish,French,German
Delray Beach, FL
International Society of Sports Nutrition
Boca Raton, FL
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Herbology, Nutrition, Qi Gong, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na
West Palm Beach, FL
Acupuncture, Herbology, MicroCurrent Therapy, Nutrition, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na
Balance Point Acupuncture
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Women's Health, Pediatrics, Nutrition, Meditation, Healing Touch, Gynecology, Family Practice
American Holistic Medical Association
Boca Raton, FL
General Practice, Nutrition
Medical School: Univ Auto De Madrid, Fac De Med, Madrid, Spain
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital: South Shore Hosp & Med Center, Miami Beach, Fl
Spring Hill, FL
Acupressure, Aromatherapy, Chiropractors, Colon Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Detoxification Foot Bath, Ear Coning, Energy Healing, Healing Touch, Massage Therapy, Myofascial Release, Nutrition, Physical / Exercise Therapy, Qi Gong, Reflexology, Reiki, Stone Massage, Therapeutic Touch, Wellness Centers
by Roe Gallo, M.A.
From Living Nutrition vol. 3
Q: Will I get too much sugar from eating fruit?
A: Your body needs carbohydrates (sugar) to make glucose. If you don’t have enough carbohydrates in your diet, your liver will produce the glucose you need to keep your blood sugar level in balance.
When you eat carbohydrates your blood sugar level rises and your pancreas secretes insulin into your blood. Insulin is a hormone which serves to carry sugar into your cells. The insulin signals your liver to stop producing glucose. However, if you eat concentrated sugars, your blood sugar level becomes too high, too fast causing your pancreas to produce more and more insulin and become overworked. If your pancreas cannot secrete enough insulin to keep up with your body’s sugar levels, your liver will not get the signal to stop producing glucose, therefore your liver will continue to produce glucose even though your blood sugar levels are already high. This puts your blood sugar levels way out of balance and your life in danger.
People with diabetes, hypoglycemia, and candida are told not to eat fruit. They don’t eat fruit because of its sugar content, yet they’ll eat candy, bread, cake, and drink alcohol. Does this make sense to you? Fruit is over 80% water and its sugars are simple and easy to digest.