Leptin Resistance

What is Leptin Resistance? Before we saw the world as a globe spinning in the vast expanse of space we once believed it was flat and the sun revolved around us. Before we knew the dangers of mercury—as a neurotoxin and overall health no-no—it was once considered the go-to treatment for a host of medical … Read more

Leptin

Leptin – A Switch for Burning Fat Leptin is a peptide hormone produced by the adipose (fat) cells. The word Leptin comes from a Greek word Leptos meaning “thin”. It interacts with that part of our brain that controls hunger and appetite.It was originally described as a hormone that notifies brain to inhibit eating and … Read more

Sugary Foods

Why Do We Crave Sugary Food? For many of us the sight of a freshly glazed doughnut can feel like falling in love and coming home to a pack of unopened cookies can feel like the adult version of Christmas morning. There’s something about sugar that hooks us and keeps reeling us in again and … Read more

Prediabetes

The Optimal Prediabetes Diet Diabetes isn’t a disease that just turns on like a switch when you come down with it. Its onset is a gradual process that hovers near the point of diabetes before you actually get the disease. The process that happens right before you get diabetes is called prediabetes. It can last … Read more

Diabetes And Natural Remedies

The Role Of Stress In Diabetes Stress happens to everyone. We all experience it. At one time or another, physical or mental circumstances which we perceive as a threat affect us. This triggers our fight or flight response, and a cascade of physical responses follow. Muscles tighten and engage to prepare for action.  Hormones are … Read more