The Glycemic Index (GI) is a way of rating carbohydrate foods according to how quickly the carbohydrates are broken down into glucose, and thus how quickly that glucose enters the bloodstream. The reasoning behind this is that carbohydrates that enter the bloodstream quickly raise blood sugar levels rapidly, causing a spike in energy, that is followed by a drop after the effects of insulin are triggered.
Insulin is one of the hormones that help regulate blood sugar levels, and tries to keep them stable. When too much glucose enters the bloodstream …
Before jumping into a diet, you must determine your ideal weight. This will be your guide on your weight loss journey. Fast weight loss doesn’t imply that you drop 50 pounds overnight; a few pounds can take months to shed and for obese individuals, it can take years to lose the desired amount of weight. How fast you lose weight will depend on how focused you are on your diet.
Are you looking for that jump start to rev your metabolism and get you bathing suit ready? The following ten tips …
What is Co-enzyme Q10? Well, Co-enzyme Q10 is used to provide energy for the body’s cell growth and maintenance. It is a valuable antioxidant that is normally produced by all cells in the body, but it is much more abundant in the heart, liver and immune system.
For all the immune system, Co Q10 can double the body’s level of protective antibodies, alleviate allergies, suppress proliferation of cancer cells and boost immune system chemicals that attack cancer cells, and also the body’s resistance to virus, and greatly enhance the general function …
Did you ever notice how TV commercials for breakfast cereal always mention vitamins and minerals? But when you think of minerals, food isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Aren’t minerals something you find in the earth?
A mineral is a kind of micro nutrient that is essential for good health. All minerals are inorganic substances absorbed from the earth by plants and cannot be produced by plants or animals.
Because the earth’s soil is now so nutrient depleted, even people who eat the healthiest foods often do not consume …
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Omira Health Centers ceased operations in 2008 but Andrew continues to be active in the natural health field. Andrew is currently utilizing social media to promote online content and create online communities. Podcasts: …
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Health Empowerment News – Episode 11 | Bill C-6 and Natural Health …
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Health Tips: Cold and Flu Remedies
Cough suppressants, fever reducers, and other over-the-counter cold remedies hinder the body’s natural immune responses. All the symptoms of a cold or the flu are simply methods your body uses to rid itself of the invading germ.
Everyone knows how cold and flu symptoms can make us feel miserable. If left untreated our immune system may be put in peril. Here are a few of the products and remedies that are prudent to keep on hand to guard against and treat these winter ailments.