Tag: prediabetes

What Causes Insulin Resistance?

What Causes Insulin Resistance? Studies dating back nearly a century noted a striking finding. If you take young, healthy people, split them up into two groups, half on a fat-rich diet, and half on a carb rich diet, within just two days, this is what happens. The glucose intolerance skyrockets in the fat group. In…

By Jose Scott September 17, 2019 100

How to Become a Fecal Transplant Super Donor

[Music] virtually every day we are all confronted with the activity of our intestine it’s no surprise that at least some of us have developed a fascination with our intestinal condition and its relation to health and disease over the last years the intestinal microbiota our gut flora has been identified as like a fascinating…

By Jose Scott September 7, 2019 0

How Much Fruit is Too Much Fruit?

“How Much Fruit is Too Much?” Previously, I explored how adding blueberries to our meals can actually blunt the detrimental effects of high glycemic foods, but how many berries? The purpose of this study was to determine the minimum level of blueberry consumption at which a consumer may realistically expect to receive antioxidant benefits after…

By Jose Scott August 30, 2019 100

Flaxseed vs. Diabetes

[Music] drug companies are hoping to capitalize on the fact that the consumption of certain plants appears to lower the risk of diabetes by isolating the active components for use in sale as pharmacological agents though not as profitable why not just eat the plants one plant in particular that’s now been tested is flax…

By Jose Scott August 28, 2019 39

What Is Postprandial Blood Glucose?

There are a lot of big terms out there aren’t there? And you really need to know what some of those terms are and why they are important. One such term is postprandial blood glucose. The term “postprandial glucose” might sound like jargon, but it literally means “sugar after the meal.” So what we are…

By Jose Scott August 27, 2019 1