Carbo Story When you eat carbohydrates they do three things: The carbohydrates you eat are broken down into glucose (sugar). Your blood then transports this sugar to cells throughout your body. Your cells then “eat” this sugar and use it for fast energy. Upon digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, some glucose is stored in your liver and muscles as “glycogen.” Each gram of glycogen stored in … Continue reading Carbo Story-Water Weight Gone From Low Carb Diet
Sugar When You Are Sick The two types of infections that many of us fight every now and then: bacterial and viral. Ruslan Medzhitov at Yale University and his team have found that giving mice with flu glucose saved their lives, but it killed those that were infected with bacteria. Amazingly, this effect worked in the absence of the actual pathogens – glucose had the same … Continue reading Should You Eat Sugar When You Are Sick?
The thyroid’s main role in the endocrine system is to regulate your metabolism, which is your body’s ability to break down food and convert it to energy. The Two Hormones we are discussing will be T4 and T3. T4 has to be converted into T3. The thyroid’s hormones regulate vital body functions, including: Breathing Slow down or speedup heartrate Central and peripheral nervous systems Bodyweight … Continue reading Thyroid Hormone
(Before using The Script for Processing Feelings from “Feelings Buried Alive Never Die” by Karol K. Truman using the Script, if you have never claimed your “Will” back, be sure you do so by stating, “In the name of Jesus Christ, I, ___(your name)____ claim back my Will now….to be with me from this day forward, now & forever!) In the name of Jesus Christ….Spirit, Super-Conscious, Subconscious, Conscious, Higher Self, Heart, … Continue reading The Script for Processing Feelings
Body Mass Index (BMI). Use an online Body mass index (BMI) calculator or the formula (BMI = weight ÷ height2).3 If you use kilograms and centimeters, you have your result. If you use pounds and inches, you need to multiply the result by 703. Example: Woman 150 pounds with a height of five feet four inches (64 inches total), BMI = (150 ÷ 642) × … Continue reading Know your Numbers Body Mass Index and Basal Metabolic Rate
Bad Fats Stay away from these vegetable oils including corn, canola, cottonseed, soybean, sunflower, and safflower oils, which are all omega-6-rich, inflammatory fats. Good Fats The best fats are organic cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil and coconut oil, olives oil, avocados oil, and Ghee. You want to stick with anti-inflammatory fats! Cooking-wise, ghee, coconut oil, and avocado oil are best used for medium-heat cooking or lower. … Continue reading Fats: The Good The Bad The Ugly
This is my grandmother who was 93yo and while she looks great for her age on the outside, her brain is ridden with Alzheimer’s. High blood sugar is perhaps the best-known offender when it comes to your ability to think, learn and remember…and develop stroke and dementia (including Alzheimer’s)! Eating more sugar DOUBLES your risk of cognitive impairment. Early intervention is now recommended in the prediabetes … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Risk: Limit Your Sugar Intake
Fasting To take a fasting blood sugar do it first thing in the morning, or at least six to eight hours after the last meal. If your fasting blood sugar level between 70 to 108 mg/dL is normal. A fasting blood sugar level from 110 to 125 mg/dL is considered prediabetes. If it’s 126 mg/dL or higher on two separate tests, you probably have diabetes. After … Continue reading Blood Sugar -What Are Your Numbers?
Sugar is addictive!! This is one thing I am really learning first hand. I stopped all sugar in March 2019 because my life sucked. What do I mean my life sucked, well the pain was so bad that even my bones hurt. I could barely walk. Climbing stairs were completely out of the question. Trying to stand up took a while, meaning first I had … Continue reading Sugar is Addictive