I was quite busy working with diabetic patients on their diet, this is the reason why I have been absent from my blog for the past few months.
10 August 2014
25 May 2014
"There are essential amino acids and essential fatty acids, but there is no such thing as an essential carbohydrate."
- Dr. Bernstein (Diabetes Solution)
03 March 2014
Cancer seems to be unstoppable according to this article: Worldwide cancer cases expected to soar by 70% over next 20 years.
"The incidence of cancer globally has increased in just four years from 12.7m in 2008 to 14.1m new cases in 2012, when there were 8.2m deaths. Over the next 20 years, it is expected to hit 25m a year – a 70% increase."
02 February 2014
Sorry for being repetitive, I've already posted a few of these videos earlier. They are very interesting with easy to understand animation. Enjoy!
31 January 2014
Oxidative stress is caused by the overproduction of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS). Normal amounts of ROS are important to protect the body from pathogens, but high amounts of these ROS can lead to damage in healthy cells, leading to chronic diseases.
19 January 2014
18 January 2014
17 January 2014
Recently I've been quoting a lot from the book Fat Chance, by Robert H. Lustig (I borrowed it from the library), and here's the easy-to-understand presentation. If you watch this video, you don't even need to read the book.
14 January 2014
Article: 16 Supposedly Healthy Foods With More Sugar Than A Snickers Bar
In this article I received today (thank you, Ross!) you can see that certain foods might not be as "healthy" as their manufacturers claim. We might be consuming more sugar than we think.
13 January 2014
"The journey through obesity and chronic metabolic disease begins and ends with the hormone insulin, the energy storage hormone [...]. There is no fat accumulation without insulin. Insulin shunts sugar to fat. It makes your fat cells grow. The more insulin, the more fat, period." (my emphasis)
- Dr Robert H. Lustig, Fat Chance