Sugar, life without you is better. Here is why and how to get there
Sugar plays a huge role in a modern life. It is added to multiple food products, not only sweets, but also dairy, bakery, meat and seasonings. You can easily find it even in pharmaceutical drugs and infants’ food. Although it has neither nutritional value nor health benefits, we spoil ourselves, our friends and kids with…
Insulin resistance. What is it?
Insulin resistance Causes, symptoms, treatment, and diet for glycemic disorders Insulin resistance is a condition in which cells have a reduced sensitivity to insulin. Insulin is a hormone responsible, among others, for regulating blood glucose levels. The consequence of insulin resistance is abnormal shift in blood and intracellular sugar level, impaired metabolism, and increased insulin…
Appetite manager – Leptin
You are having a meal. How do you know you are full? Leptin, also called a satiety hormone, is responsible for informing the brain about the available energy resources, it is also called the satiety hormone. The increase in its level due to food intake is a signal to the brain structure, called hypothalamus, that…