If you need help reversing type 2 diabetes, you likely know the importance of lifestyle. Eating better and exercising more certainly help, but sometimes you need something else to goose things along. As far as useful tools, there's a lot of hype behind dietary fiber. Eating more fiber has a lot of beneficial effects for … Continue reading Need help reversing type 2 diabetes? This fiber may help!!!
Category: Insulin/Blood glucose
Getting normal blood glucose levels: Every weapon at your disposal
Trying to optimize your lifestyle by getting normal blood glucose levels? Are you wondering what tools are at your disposal? Well, you're in luck. This information is not only freely available, but there are dozens of tools at your disposal. And the best part is, you can eat carbs. Low carb diets for attaining normal … Continue reading Getting normal blood glucose levels: Every weapon at your disposal
What is type 2 diabetes and how do you reverse it?
What is type 2 diabetes? Many think it's simply a carbohydrate intolerance. It makes perfect sense, then, that restricting carbohydrates is a useful tool. After all, people with the disease have wildly erratic blood sugar. This is why low carb and keto diets are all the rage. And many take to them to help "cure" … Continue reading What is type 2 diabetes and how do you reverse it?
What causes Alzheimer’s? New link with type 2 diabetes
What causes Alzheimer's disease? We've spent decades looking at the link between Alzheimer's disease and a protein called amyloid beta(Aβ). But the truth of the matter is we don't know if Aβ causes it or is simply a biomarker. One heavily explored relationship is the link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's diseases. It's clear … Continue reading What causes Alzheimer’s? New link with type 2 diabetes
Best time to eat dinner for better glucose control
What's the best time to eat dinner? That all depends on what your goals are. For the purpose of this discussion, we'll stick to better blood glucose control. For the most part, earlier is better. But it's important to point out that earlier means different things to different people. For an early bird who goes … Continue reading Best time to eat dinner for better glucose control
Frailty, aging, and the microbiome
Frailty is something we often associate with weakness. When we think of it, we more often than not think of a physical form. For example, an elderly person with low muscle mass and osteoporosis. But it actually encompasses a lot more than an outward looking appearance. Frailty is a state of increased vulnerability to death … Continue reading Frailty, aging, and the microbiome
Transitioning off keto: What you need to know
Transitioning off keto diets is not as simple as one would think. The perception many have is that they'll lose weight with keto, get to their goal, and switch back. Unfortunately, this isn't really how it works. Many people have misconceptions about carbs, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. The primary myth is that a high … Continue reading Transitioning off keto: What you need to know
How a low carbohydrate diet impacts cardiovascular disease risk
Use of a low carbohydrate diet is becoming increasingly popular. In addition, various organizations who once recommended against low carbohydrate diets now recommend them. So it's not surprising that we're seeing more and more studies looking at the effects of these diets. There are many potential concerns with long term use due to their high … Continue reading How a low carbohydrate diet impacts cardiovascular disease risk
The HH&P Show Ep. 5: Assessing cardiometabolic risk with a Precision Health Report
Welcome to today's episode of the Health, Happiness, and Performance Show where we discuss how to assess cardiometabolic risk using a Precision Health Report. Last week we discussed the inflammation portion of the report in a blog you can check out here. Today we discuss the parts of the report covering insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, … Continue reading The HH&P Show Ep. 5: Assessing cardiometabolic risk with a Precision Health Report
How meal timing impacts your daily cortisol rhythm
Meal timing is a useful tool for optimizing your lifestyle and improving your overall health. Meal quantity and quality are bigger levers to pull, but meal timing is a third dietary lever at your disposal. Now, this doesn't mean that everyone needs to micromanage their diet to this degree. In fact, it may cause some … Continue reading How meal timing impacts your daily cortisol rhythm