Are you struggling to lose weight? Low energy? Food cravings? Chronic health issues? You may be insulin resistant. It’s pretty common, particularly for women who can have a hard time losing body fat, despite exercising and a “good diet”. What is Insulin Resistance? When we eat sugar or any food that breaks down into sugar in the body, this elevates the body's glucose levels (blood sugar). The pancreas releases insulin which alerts glucose receptors to open. Then, it is either taken up into the cell immediately to be used for energy, or gets stored in the liver as glycogen which can be used at a later date as needed. Or, it gets stored as fat in the cell. Here’s the...
The term “metabolic” refers to all the biochemical processes that occur in our cells that allow us to eat, breathe, exercise and do our daily activities. When you have metabolic syndrome, your body is in a state of serious malfunction. These malfunctions can put you at risk for many chronic health conditions.
There are so many chemicals in fragrances, body and cleaning products when used year after year can have a huge impact on our skin, lungs, detox pathways and contributing to hormone disruption.
Stress is a common experience. We may feel stressed when we are very busy, have important deadlines to meet, or have too little time to finish all of our tasks. Whether they are aware of it or not many people develop a pattern for coping with stress. Unfortunately, most people have found patterns and methods that ultimately do not support good health.
Omega 3 fatty acids play an elemental role in the development of cell membranes. They are also imperative for the hormone production that’s responsible for regulating blood clotting, relaxation and contraction of the arteries as well as the inflammatory response.