Changing your lifestyle - they don’t make a pill for that. Changing the way that you eat takes both physical and mental preparation, and just like quitting or changing any other habit you must be ready for it. But it will be worth it. Do you want to reduce your risks for diabetes, obesity, sleep apnea, heart disease, dementia and more? www.drdavidsiegel.com There are 5 stages to quitting anything - Precontemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, and Maintenance. 1) P
updated 9/6/2018 How do I love sugar? Let me count the ways: Agave, anhydrous dextrose, brown sugar, cane crystals, cane sugar, corn sweetener, corn syrup, corn syrup solids, crystal dextrose, evaporated cane juice, fructose sweetener, fruit juice, honey...too many ways to count! Did you know sugar is 8 times more addictive than cocaine? (NIH study,) It takes over your brain and makes you eat more, even if you are not hungry! (How sugar makes you addicted). There is no one k
What is Insulin Resistance?
It is not talked about as much as obesity or diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease or cancers, but it is the common link to all of these as well as other common diseases. Insulin is a hormone that is secreted by the pancreas in response to an elevation in blood sugar, usually from eating. Insulin facilitates the absorption of glucose (sugar) into cells to be used as fuel (energy). Insulin also serves as a growth factor and in that capacity, it promote
LCHF is Low Carb, High Fat. This is a way of eating that helps reduce the risk of diseases caused and worsened by insulin resistance (more on that later). We have had significant increase in these diseases in the past 40 years. Prior to the 1950s we ate real food that contained real fat. In the 1950s it was postulated that cholesterol might be the cause of heart attacks, and that eating fat likely caused an increase in cholesterol. This was never proven, but it was successf