A healthy stomach plays a crucial role in our digestive system. In addition to breaking down protein, our stomach does a lot of lifting in the digestion process. It pummels our food, churns and mixes it, and stores it until it's ready to enter the small intestine for absorption. The stomach also plays another important … Continue reading Want a healthy stomach? Try this simple trick!
A CGM, or continuous glucose monitor, is a device commonly used for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics. They use it to manage their blood glucose in real time. CGM provides a continuous readout of how blood glucose changes over time. The best part is you use it without the hassle of drawing blood with … Continue reading Is a CGM useful for a healthy user?
Cultivating happiness...It seems like such an odd concept. Why aren't we all just happy? Is happiness really something we have to work at to attain? Furthermore, how do we attain something that is such an abstract concept? You'd figure it would come down to things that are measurable, but it doesn't. People with more things … Continue reading Cultivating happiness: How to use circadian rhythms to be happy
Muscle loss is a tremendous problem as we age. This process, known as sarcopenia, starts at around age 30 and proceeds at a rate of around 3-5% of your muscle mass every decade. There is no way around this, it will hit us all. And, unfortunately, it plays a major role in our eventual demise. … Continue reading How an unhealthy gut causes muscle loss
Are you concerned about getting too much protein on keto? Well first off, you may want to know why this is an issue. Protein is essentially a string of of amino acids. Through a process called gluconeogenesis, we convert some of these amino acids into glucose. Consequently, it's not out of the realm of possibilities … Continue reading Too much protein on keto? Here’s the solution