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Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance I bet most of the population is insulin resistant and they don’t even know it. And unfortunately insulin resistance is probably at the core of every single decease. Understanding the effects of insulin is key in order to understand the effects that the standard diets have on us, not only now but especially in…

What are Ketones
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What are Ketones

What should your Ketone levels be? When starting a keto diet, pretty much everyone gets focused on their ketone levels. It makes sense.  They are concrete measurements of progress and most of us are goal oriented. But we can’t tell you how many people we’ve spoken to who wanted to give up because they weren’t…

Sugar hurts your Vitamin Status

Sugar hurts your Vitamin Status

Sugar hurts your Vitamin Status! Most people are aware that eating too much sugar can cause high blood glucose, insulin spikes and obesity. It can also elevate the risk of chronic decease, diabetes and cancer.  What most people don’t know however, is that excess glucose can also lead to nutrient deficiencies that impact the levels of vitamins…

Processed Food

Processed Food

Why is Processed Food not healthy The human kind has made remarkable advances in the last couple of centuries. We have been able to make our lifes easier in so many ways. When it comes to food most people have more than their ancestors ever imagined and we can get a pretty decent meal with…

Polyunsaturated Fat – Omega-3 vs. Omega-6
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Polyunsaturated Fat – Omega-3 vs. Omega-6

Polyunsaturated Fat Polyunsaturated Fatty-Acids or PUFAs are the third type of fats the others being saturated and monounsaturated fats. PUFAs are very important fats which are also essential for our health, but we need to deep-dive a bit more and understand how best to incorporate them into our diet for optimal benefits. This is because…

Oxalates

Oxalates

Oxalates Oxalates are produced in small amounts as a waste product of human metabolism but occur in very large amounts in some plants. Oxalates occur as a combination of oxalic acid with a mineral such as calcium and can cause pain, kidney stones and other issues over time. Some of the most popular and healthy…