Archive for 'Insulin'

It seems nearly everyday that there are studies coming out that show the correlation between the amount of sugar that we as both a population and individuals consume and the slow but steady rise in one health problem or another. In this particular article the author shows quite clearly that hormone imbalances suffered by both…

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Quite a few recent studies have suggested that obesity is associated with chronic inflammation in fat tissue. Over the last few months researchers at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have found out that an imbalance between an enzyme and its inhibitor are causing a umber of factors including inflammation, insulin resistance, obesity and fatty liver…

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You know it’s curious when many people ask me about what I think they should do about such and such a condition. They all seem surprised when I say “well, let’s have a look at what you’re eating before we go any further” because over the years I found truly that so many of the…

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The world needs more people like Peggy Newman. She’s a Family Nurse practitioner at Southeastern Medical Clinic in White Lake and she takes the time and trouble to teach people about exactly what carbohydrates are. Her main audience is people who have diabetes but obviously that would also apply to people who are wanting to…

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Something that many people aren’t aware of is that many modern baby foods and juices have a high carbohydrate content; many of those carbs are just simple sugars. It would seem that maxim that breast is best, holds true particularly according to a study by Mulchand Patel out of the University of Buffalo. More than…

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With childhood and adolescent obesity rates in most of the Western world rising dramatically over the last few decades, it’s not surprising that a lot of effort has been put into finding out what to do about it, after all being obese puts people at greater risk of developing all sorts of types of complications…

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Another comment from me on a post at forum.lowcarber.org regarding statin   Nancy LC: Robs the body of CoQ10 which is need to power the body (including the heart), lowers insulin sensitivity, increases risk of diabetes… Are you sure you want to take that pill just to get a lower meaningless number?   My response: Hi…

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Here you will find my comment on post at Jimmy Moore’s about low carb and diabetes   amywolfe87 posted: I lost 18 pounds thanks to low carbing but my nurse is worried as my BMI plunges. She thinks I need to eat more carbs (I’m currently between 80 – 120 grams a day). My constipation…

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If your body is getting it’s energy from the food you eat – well thats OK. But if it is burning the excess fat for energy – well that’s even better especially if you want to lose weight. Here a quick resume about the two most misunderstood hormones that every dieter should know about. Glucose…

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