"Individuals with Type 1 diabetes have an insulin PRODUCTION problem. They no longer produce insulin. However, individuals with type 2 diabetes have an insulin RESISTANCE problem. They produce insulin or some insulin, but their body resists ... READ MORE
Leaky gut is linked to inflammation and the origin of many chronic diseases.
Understand Leaky Gut
Our intestines have a thin layer of cells covered by mucus. This unicellular (one cell) thin layer separates the intestines from the bloodstream. ... READ MORE
The glycemic index (GI) is the measure of how fast a food can raise your blood sugar.
The Glycemic Index of Foods
High-GI foods: These foods have a GI of 70-100 and can raise your blood sugar very fast. For instance, pure sugar water is often ... READ MORE
As the leaves change color and a gentle chill fills the air, coffee lovers have yet another reason to rejoice. Fall has arrived, bringing with it the perfect backdrop for enjoying your favorite brew. In this article, we'll explore the wonderful ... READ MORE
Excess fat, salt, and sugar in foods contribute to several health problems. However, we do not have to compromise taste. Just substitute excess salt, sugar, and fat for herbs and spices when cooking.
How to Substitute Salt for Herbs
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Turmeric is a bright yellow color tropical spice related to ginger (they are cousins). It has an earthy, somewhat bitter, spicy flavor. You can purchase it as a whole root or powder in most supermarkets.
There has been an increase in research ... READ MORE
Herbs are the leaves of plants, and spices are the roots, bark, and seeds (anything that is not a leaf). Adding herbs and spices into cooking goes beyond adding flavor; they add surprising protective health benefits.
Herbs and spices ... READ MORE
Holiday season is approaching, as well as typical New Year’s resolutions for losing weight and improving health. Many of us will gather with family and friends and be surrounded by a lot of food. Instead of waiting for the new year to start ... READ MORE
Food is the third highest expenditure for the typical U.S. household, representing 11% of total household expenditures, and followed by housing (34.9%) and transportation (16%) (USDA, 2020). Food cost inflation has increased 3% each year over ... READ MORE
During hurricane season, it is essential to take the correct precautions regarding food safety to prevent foodborne illnesses. Besides hurricanes, tropical storms can also cause power outages for an undetermined time.
Learn nine practical ... READ MORE