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?”

Heart disease linked to undiagnosed diabetes

In the 1970’s, Dr. Joseph R. Kraft developed and validated the earliest and best test for diabetes. His research links the majority of modern heart disease to undiagnosed diabetes.

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?”