Reactive Hypoglycemia: How to Identify and Fix Post-Meal Blood Sugar Crashes
Nutrition

Reactive Hypoglycemia: How to Identify and Fix Post-Meal Blood Sugar Crashes

Most people correlate hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) episodes with diabetes. Truth is, this phenomenon of hypoglycemia, also known as a “sugar crash,” doesn’t happen exclusively with diabetes. Reactive hypoglycemia, or postprandial hypoglycemia, usually happens within a few hours after eating a meal. It is different than fasting-induced hypoglycemia, or a sugar crash that happens during…

Best Supplements for Hashimoto’s | Which Ones Can Help
Autoimmunity

Best Supplements for Hashimoto’s | Which Ones Can Help

In addition to a smartly designed dietary protocol, supplements may aid in your Hashimoto’s healing journey, especially if your digestion is severely impaired, which prevents you from extracting sufficient nutrients from food. You may be able to discontinue most supplements once your digestion is fixed and you have adopted a well-balanced diet. “Start Low and…

Kefir | Benefits, Uses, and How to Make
Nutrition

Kefir | Benefits, Uses, and How to Make

Fermented milk products have long been associated with the ability to provide health benefits to those who consume them on a regular basis, and have been analyzed both clinically and in the laboratory for at least a century, primarily by Ellie Metchnikoff’s original research [15]. Russian scientist and immunologist Ellie Metchnikoff, who worked at the…

The Chronic Stress and Inflammation Connection
Lifestyle

The Chronic Stress and Inflammation Connection

It is a well-known fact that chronic stress is linked to most, if not all, chronic diseases. Actually, over 80% of autoimmune conditions are said to manifest after a stressful or dramatic event, such as the loss of a loved one, a divorce, a severe injury, economic bankruptcy, etc [12]. Stress – no matter its…

Pancreas Function | The Role of Pancreatic Enzymes
Nutrition

Pancreas Function | The Role of Pancreatic Enzymes

The digestive system or alimentary canal is a long muscular tube in which food passes through our body that starts with the mouth and ends at the anus. Along the way, a set of organs, glands, and their complex physiological functions are able to process and transform large, insoluble food molecules into small, water-soluble molecules…

Why Humans Should not Drink Cow’s Milk
Nutrition

Why Humans Should not Drink Cow’s Milk

The first adverse, allergic reactions to cow’s milk originate over 2000 years ago. It was before 370 B.C. when Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine first talked about skin and gastrointestinal symptoms appearing after the consumption of bovine milk. Another Greek medical researcher and one of the most influential and brilliant physicians in human history,…

8 Best Anti-Cancer Foods | Battling Cancer With Food
Nutrition

8 Best Anti-Cancer Foods | Battling Cancer With Food

You probably must have heard of the notorious disease called cancer. There may be some friends, relatives or associates who you know that have battled with cancer, or maybe you’ve dealt with cancer yourself. You may also have heard or witnessed people recovering from late-stage cancer by using an integrative, holistic approach, via the application…

How to Lose Weight During Quarantine
Nutrition

How to Lose Weight During Quarantine

The events that took place in 2020 remind the concept of a science fiction movie. A deadly virus escaped from a town in China, infecting hundreds of thousands and causing a pandemic with people falling dead everywhere. All businesses, big or small, closed their doors to the public and most people were obligated to stay…

Can You Out-Train A Bad Diet?
Sports Nutrition

Can You Out-Train A Bad Diet?

A long-held belief in the fitness world is that nutrition equates to 80% of the obtained results; that no amount of physical exercise can offset a poor diet, in terms of how someone’s body looks. But is this notion true? The answer is simple enough: “You can eat processed, nutrient-void, calorically dense foods and maintain…