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 …

Vegetables and fruits. The hidden gems.

Vegetables are the basis of any balanced diet because they are a valuable source of nutrients and antioxidants, so important for good health.  Green vegetables provide folic acid and chlorophyll, which are supportive to a natural liver detoxification process. Fruits are a rich source of fiber-wrapped-carbohydrates although some people should limit them in their diets. …

Spice up your world!

Spices and herbs are probably the most overlooked sources of nutrients. They offer powerful health benefits while adding the flavour to our dishes. Even a small dose may be a powerful provider of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents, cancer-fighting constituents, vitamins, minerals, and more. Here are some examples of well-known and widely used herbs and spices with …