The Nutrient Bucket-Filling Game

Let’s play a game. Ready? Imagine your body is like a well-stocked pantry filled with storage containers, each holding vitamins, minerals, amino acids, glucose and fat—everything you need to nourish and fuel your body. The pantry has: large buckets holding bulky, frequently-used items – these are the macronutrients (i.e. protein, fat and carbs), smaller jars …

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Glucose Revolution by Jessie Inchauspe (the Glucose Goddess): Review

I’ve been seeing and hearing a lot about Jessie Inchauspe, “The Glucose Goddess”, lately.  Many people have asked me what I think of her approach to stabilising blood glucose.     So, I spent some time checking out her Instagram, website, Amazon preview and everything I could find on her new book, Glucose Revolution: The Life-Changing …

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Blood sugar, Insulin and What to Eat for Each Phase of Your Monthly Menstrual Cycle

The fluctuations in hormones, cravings, and appetite that occur throughout a woman’s monthly cycle are fascinating and mysterious – not just for guys, but for most women as well!   In the days leading up to menstruation, women often experience an increase in cravings, appetite, blood glucose, and insulin levels.  This is sometimes accompanied by water …

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Vitamins for Weight Loss and Satiety: Which Ones and How Much Do You Need?

The dietary supplement industry is worth $125 billion per year and is set to reach a massive $210 billion by 2026.  Vitamins are big business, marketing to the hopes and dreams of people who want to improve their health, lose weight and compensate for a poor diet.   But which (if any) of these vitamins actually help? …

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