It’s a brand new shiny year! While we have little control over what goes on in the world, the one place we truly CAN make a difference is in ourselves! January is the month of new beginnings, getting back on track! Sadly though, too often by the time February rolls round those resolutions are long forgotten and we've slipped back into some of the unhealthy behaviors we were so intent on shifting!
You might just WANT that Christmas mince pie, and when you are healthy 90% of the time, one Festive meal will certainly not undo everything you have worked for! BUT, if you take avoiding harmful blood glucose spikes seriously, and want to minimize the damage after this meal, here are some tips you can try.
How often and how high our blood glucose spikes in response to high processed carbohydrate meals throughout the day, not to mention the elevated stress of modern living is just not natural. The height and frequency of these spikes is so unnatural in fact that they are a primary driving force of many diseases on the rise today.
the science and human evidence is now overwhelming that diet and lifestyle CAN put Type 2 Diabetes into remission, especially a well formulated keto or low carb diet. The American Diabetes Association has even added low carb to their list of accepted diets, and their CEO, Tracy D Brown is low carb/keto herself in managing her own condition.
Movement. It's one of ingfit's 4 pillars of health for a very good reason! In this article I revisit HOW to make the fastest impact on your health markers by prioritizing movement, and look at some great tips and tricks to get started and motivated. While you may already be exercising, there are probably some nuggets in here you didn't know yet, so read on!
Metabolic Syndrome, this overwhelmingly common condition is at the root of most if not all lifestyle diseases today. Yet it is completely reversible and completely avoidable with some very simple healthy lifestyle and healthy food choices. Being truly healthful really IS in our own hands. Keep reading to learn some effective secrets to staying healthy and well long into old age.
Today we are taking a greatly simplified view of two of the most important signaling molecules in our body. Keto and real food go a long way to helping them balance. These two play a MAJOR role in our body’s ability to use or store or to burn energy and fat as well as to the development of disease. Implementing a keto healthy foods diet can go a long way to balancing these hormones.
At ingfit, while we are concerned with weight loss as an element of health, we are also great advocates of the ketogenic diet here in Dubai as a healthy food intervention. The anti-inflammatory nature of following a keto meal plan is just one aspect of that. Keto also has the powerful ability to facilitate healing through healthy foods and snacks when it comes to our hormones.
In the 1920’s ketone bodies were discovered, and the low carb high fat diet that induced many of the same effects as fasting was named. The ketogenic diet was born and keto meal plans came into existence. Now known by its many names, the keto diet, modified Atkins diet, low carb high fat diet, therapeutic keto diet, clean keto, dirty keto, lazy keto... Keto by its MANY names is here to stay.
The keto diet is everywhere at the moment, and rightly so. People are getting started on keto meal plans left right and center, and. other people are on the 'it's another fad diet' train. However, the keto diet is anything but, and weight loss is ONE of its benefits, but lowering inflammation is a contender for first place.
Posing as keto snacks and keto treats, protein bars containing these two ingredients may be compromising your keto diet, stalling your weight loss and keeping you out of ketosis. They claim to be zero GI but they will bump your blood glucose high enough to make hurt your weight loss success and stop you from enjoying enjoy all the benefits of the keto diet or LCHF.
One of the clear factors contributing to the development of Alzheimer’s disease is the impairment of glucose uptake in the brain, and a lack of use of ketones and MCTs for brain fuel. So much so that Alzheimer’s is increasingly referred to as Type 3 Diabetes. As with Type 2 Diabetes, ketones and MCTs have a healing role to play.