Why Is Sugar Bad for Your Health?

Why Is Sugar Bad for Your Health?

October 15, 2021
Important Points: Reduce sugar intake Inflammation Natural foods Health risk Why Is Sugar Bad for Your Health? Chances are you already know that eating too much sugar isn’t good for you. Yet you’re probably still overdoing it. Sugary drinks, candy, baked goods, and sweetened dairy…

Here’s the Problem with Refined Grains

Here’s the Problem with Refined Grains

October 1, 2021
Important Points: Refined grains Inflammation Carbohydrates Whole grains Obesity Here’s the Problem with Refined Grains Wheat is the key ingredient in the American diet. Unfortunately, after being milled, it is seldom utilized in its whole form with its components intact. The wheat we consume is…

Metabolic Inflammation: What is it?

Metabolic Inflammation: What is it?

September 17, 2021
Important Points: Inflammation cytokines homeostasis metabolic syndrome Metabolic Inflammation: What is it? In the quest to understand the causes and early symptoms of diabetes and other chronic diseases, metabolic inflammation is often mentioned. What is it, and what is its role in the early onset…

3 Reasons Trans Fats are Bad for You

3 Reasons Trans Fats are Bad for You

July 2, 2021
Important Points: Trans fats Hydrogenated fats Insulin resistance Heart disease Inflammation 3 Reasons Trans Fats are Bad for You I remember a couple of years back when fast food Sunday treats was the norm for most families. Then slowly, as people became more health-conscious, families…

The Impact of sugar on Mental Health

The Impact of sugar on Mental Health

June 18, 2021
Important Points: Sugar Mental Health Dopamine Inflammation Brain The Impact of sugar on Mental Health When enjoying your tasty donut, the last thing on your mind is your long-term mental health. There is plenty of evidence to suggest that you should be thinking of just…

Sugar, Inflammation, and Health

Sugar, Inflammation, and Health

May 28, 2021
Important Points: Inflammation Fructose Natural sugar Added sugar Lifestyle change Sugar, Inflammation, and Health It’s no secret that sugar is bad for you. It spoils your teeth, packs on pounds around your belly, and provides zero nutrition. Unfortunately, these are the least of sugars crimes.…

Does chronic overnutrition play a role in metabolic inflammation?

Does chronic overnutrition play a role in metabolic inflammation?

March 19, 2021
Important Points: Inflammation overnutrition obesity carbohydrates fatty acids Does chronic overnutrition play a role in metabolic inflammation? We have been looking at metabolic inflammation and its role in the development of obesity, diabetes, and other chronic diseases. Does overnutrition contribute to metabolic inflammation? How? Background…

Metabolic signals and innate immune activation in obesity

Metabolic signals and innate immune activation in obesity

March 5, 2021
Important Points: Obesity Inflammation Innate immune activation Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Infection Metabolic signals and innate immune activation in obesity The interplay between immunity, inflammation, and metabolic changes is a growing field of research. Exciting new evidence is emerging with regard to their role in…

Understanding the role metabolic inflammation plays in obesity and diabesity

Understanding the role metabolic inflammation plays in obesity and diabesity

February 19, 2021
Important Points: Inflammation Obesity Diabesity Insulin resistance Adipose tissue Understanding the role metabolic inflammation plays in obesity and diabesity Obesity is a disease that has plagued the modern day man in recent time. Access to highly processed foods and decrease in physical activity are key…

Metabolic inflammation as a cause of insulin resistance

Metabolic inflammation as a cause of insulin resistance

February 12, 2021
Important Points: Insulin resistance Prediabetes Inflammation Metabolic syndrome Metabolic inflammation as a cause of insulin resistance In previous articles, I have discussed the role of metabolic Inflammation in obesity and diabetes. Today, we will narrow down to the specifics of what insulin resistance is, its…