Fasting was believed to be deadly It wasn’t that long ago when it was believed that man could only survive about 7 days without food. It was stated as fact; how long someone could last without air, how long someone could last without water, and how long someone could last without food. I remember being … Read more Is Water Only Fasting Safe?
There are a lot of ideas about how to reduce insulin resistance and high blood glucose levels that may lead to diabetes. There are very well meaning people advocating their ideas, but do these ideas work? We know that taking drugs may lower some blood sugar numbers, but it doesn’t cure the problem or address … Read more Eating to Reduce Insulin Resistance
Of all the health concepts being discussed nowadays, I’m not sure this one is discussed enough, yet it has some of the worst consequences. I want to explain why you need to care about your blood sugar levels. In the next article, I will explain what you can do to start reversing insulin sensitivity and … Read more Why Should I Care About My Blood Sugar?
You may have heard that pre-diabetes and diabetes can be caused by something called insulin resistance. It sounds like something is resisting insulin, and that’s correct, but do you know what is actually happening? Insulin Resistance happens at the cellular level. This is pretty geeky, and not absolutely technically correct. However, it’s my “layman’s” best … Read more What is Insulin Resistance?
Breast Health: Bras and Skincare As I mentioned in my first article Breast Health Awareness, there isn’t a lot of research done on how to take care of our breasts so we can try to prevent problems in the future. However, it makes sense to learn what information is available, and use our logic … Read more Breast Health and Your Skin
I was watching television the other day and heard this commercial about this new medication for treating breast cancer, it is an aromatase inhibitor. An aromatase inhibitor, as you may not know, is something that prevents sex hormones like testosterone, from converting to estrogen. However, I know aromatase inhibitors in a different manner. Aromatase Inhibitors … Read more Aromatase Inhibitors and Cancer Treatment
I am not talking about double blind studies, or saying researchers are blind, but what they have in common is that they are looking at single data points of a whole picture. You probably know the parable of the three blind men and an elephant. Each one is touching the elephant and explaining what an … Read more What do three blind men and research have in common?
Is acid reflux your problem? Are you sure? You may actually have something called “hypochloridria” or low stomach acid. Many people believe they have too much stomach acid that causes their acid reflux, but in fact, the opposite is often true. As we age, our poor gut health catches up to us; as a result, … Read more Acid Reflux? Read this first: