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FIVE Tactics to Improve Insulin Resistance

First of all, what is insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is when our cells’ insulin receptors are not sensitive to insulin that is released from the pancreas in response to glucose or sugar, then they cannot allow glucose into the cells to make ATP or [...]

FIVE Tactics to Improve Insulin Resistance2021-09-13T01:06:35+00:00

Resistant Starches

Resistant starches are starchy foods that are metabolized differently. Resistant starches are foods that do not get broken down and goes into the intestines, turned into short chain fatty acids by the intestinal bacteria, acts like fiber and feeds the healthy bacteria. Ie. Cooked [...]

Resistant Starches2021-09-03T02:32:12+00:00

Grains and Fungal Overgrowths

What is the connection between grains and fungal overgrowths? When we consume grains they down into sugars rapidly. As soon as we consume grains, we have an increase in blood sugars. Within our digestive tract we have an ecosystem of fungi and bacteria that [...]

Grains and Fungal Overgrowths2021-09-03T02:35:18+00:00

Grains and Insulin Resistance

What is the connection between grains and insulin resistance? Insulin resistance means that the hormone insulin, when it is in the insulin receptor sites on the cell membranes, that they cannot easily allow the glucose or sugar to move into the cells to make [...]

Grains and Insulin Resistance2021-09-03T15:38:30+00:00

The Cause of Insulin Resistance

How does insulin resistance happen within the body? The common belief is that insulin resistance only occurs due to consuming high amounts of sugar. And that can definitely be a contributing factor, as we as a society have increased our consumption of sugar over [...]

The Cause of Insulin Resistance2021-09-03T15:40:24+00:00

Are GRAINS healthy?

Seven thousand years ago in ancient Egypt there were northern Egyptians and southern Egyptians who were essentially genetically similar. The northerners began farming and agriculture and lived off a diet mainly consisted of grain. The southerners were hunter-gatherers, having a traditional diet living off [...]

Are GRAINS healthy?2021-09-03T15:40:41+00:00

What is Insulin Resistance

Let’s start with what insulin is. Insulin is a hormone that is released from the pancreas due to the presence of glucose or sugar in the blood. On our cell membranes are insulin receptors. So insulin will go into these insulin receptors, like a [...]

What is Insulin Resistance2021-09-03T15:41:07+00:00

SIBO and Insulin Resistance

What is the connection between SIBO and Insulin Resistance? First of all, what is insulin resistance? Insulin resistance occurs when the pancreas releases a hormone called insulin, goes into the blood stream. On our cells we have insulin receptors, insulin will go into those [...]

SIBO and Insulin Resistance2021-09-03T15:25:37+00:00