You want to lose weight, but you have no idea how to rev up your metabolism and burn fat. If you’ve tried every single diet in the book, have hours of exercise time logged in your journal, and even hired a personal trainer, it’s only natural to grow frustrated. Is there no end to this… Continue reading How to Rev Up Your Metabolism & Burn Fat (7 Steps)
The brain has a barrier that is like a wall of cells, and this barrier protects the brain from things in the blood. The BBB allows certain molecules to pass through easily, like oxygen and carbon dioxide. This allows the cells in your body to work properly. (1) It also keeps out larger particles and… Continue reading Science Shows Us How The Blood-Brain Barrier Works
Beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) is a ketone body that is generated when the liver metabolizes fatty acids. Ketones are energy sources that are typically created from the breakdown of fat stores. Beta-hydroxybutyrate is one type of ketone. Beta-hydroxybutyrate is an important energy source for your body. It can be used by any cell in the body, which… Continue reading Beta-Hydroxybutyrate: An In-Depth Look At This Ketone
Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas and it acts to regulate carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism in the body. Without insulin secreted into the bloodstream from a very small area called the Islets of Langerhans, most cells in our bodies would die due to lack of energy. This is because insulin transports glucose… Continue reading Understanding Insulin And Its Effects
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body cannot regulate blood sugar levels properly, either because cells do not respond to insulin or because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin. It is a serious and progressive condition that can be managed with diet, exercise, and medication. A ketogenic diet has been… Continue reading A Detailed Guide on Managing Type 2 Diabetes With Keto
As a species, humans have really evolved from having to hunt for food. At one point, food was scarce and wasn’t as available as it is today. We have food all around us, and it’s not going away any time soon. There are two things heavily debated when it comes to cancer research. One of… Continue reading Is There A Direct Link Between Cancer And Sugar?
If there’s one thing that’s always on a dieter’s mind, it’s how they can stay on track day in and day out to hit their fitness goals. With some proper planning, you can rest easy knowing that if you’re going on vacation or have to eat out at a restaurant for social reasons, you’ll be… Continue reading How To Stay Keto When You’re On The Go
If you’ve been following a low-carb diet like keto, you may be experiencing side effects due to the changes in your diet. While not everyone experiences side effects on keto, some may experience symptoms from lack of proper vitamins and minerals like tiredness, lethargy, headaches, and something known as a keto rash. Below you’ll understand what… Continue reading Are You Getting A Rash On Keto?
Ketones are a type of chemical made in the liver, usually resulting from being in ketosis. When our bodies don’t have enough glucose to turn into energy, either due to fasting, or a low-carb diet, our bodies make ketones as a new energy source. As our bodies get low on glucose, it turns our fat into ketones which starts a… Continue reading Ketones: What Are They?
Glucose is typically the main fuel source for those not on low-carb diets, and its consumption is often associated with weight loss. In humans, glucose is necessary for energy production. It is needed to run the cells in the body and gives us energy by providing us with adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Read on to understand… Continue reading Glucose: What You Should Know