What is Insulin Resistance?

A happy pancreas makes insulin, and this is a good thing, because insulin is the key that unlocks our cells and helps them absorb nutrients. Also, when blood sugar is high, it’s the job of insulin to lower it to a safe level. But when the pancreas is constantly called upon to release insulin toContinue reading “What is Insulin Resistance?”

11 potential health benefits of chocolate

Cacao is the source of chocolate and there is evidence to suggest that cacao is the most super Super Fruit. Decreased blood pressure Increased HDL and decreased LDL Decreased risk of heart disease Decreased cortisol and adrenaline Decreased risk of certain cancers Decreased insulin Decreased risk of strokes Better mood and increased serotonin Increased physicalContinue reading “11 potential health benefits of chocolate”

What is Ketosis?

Ketosis is the condition of running your body on ketones (fat fuel). A ketogenic diet puts the body into a state of ketosis. Ketones are enzymes that provide fat to power our cells instead of sugar. To get into ketosis one must lower their carbohydrate consumption. When carbohydrates are lowered, insulin, a powerful hormone producedContinue reading “What is Ketosis?”