We’ve heard the old adage: Fiber is good for you. Also known as roughage or bulk, dietary fiber has many benefits, ranging from optimal digestion to reduced body weight and improved metabolic health. But what types of fiber are there? How much fiber do we need in a […]
Regardless of your personal tolerance, the goal is to achieve better blood glucose control, lower the need for insulin, and avoid diabetes complications by eating fewer carbs.
Ways to Align: 9 Healthy Habits to Prevent Chronic Diseases by Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN Almost 50% (CDC) of individuals 55 and older have two or more chronic health conditions. While it is true that we cannot avoid aging, we do not have to develop chronic diseases. We […]
On A Weight Loss Plateau? 10 Ways To Overcome It Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN I remember starting a low-carb diet for the first time. I was overweight, had acne, and had high levels of fasting blood sugar. During the first six months, I lost weight successfully. My hard […]
The liver is the most important organ in processing the macro-and micro-nutrients obtained through our diet. With the burgeoning rates of obesity in the United States (approximately one-quarter of the population has a BMI consistent with this), cirrhosis is a complication of the extra weight. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease […]
Preface by Dr. Cirino Here is a concise article on carbs written by Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN, a registered nurse, blogger, and wellness writer. We have been sensitized to the word “carbohydrates” over the last few decades. We hear of the “low carbohydrate diet,” and many of us […]