Insulin Resistance

What is insulin resistance and why is it important? Insulin resistance happens when the cells in your body stop responding well to the insulin in your bloodstream.¬† Insulin is a hormone that acts like a key to let the glucose into a cell.¬† This is going to be the first in a series of posts … Read more…

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Could Sugar be the Culprit?

For many years I was addicted to sugar. ¬†Spooning it into my mouth straight from the bag addicted. Just 3 spoonfuls in my tea as people might notice if more went in. Biscuits, cakes, sweets. Most of the pocket money went on sweet stuff. Needless to say, the dentist was kept busy and soon fillings … Read more…

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What if being obese is better for our health than being slim?

Warning – this post may contain the ramblings of an unhinged mind! Second warning – this is not a new idea, I have heard whispers of it before. Earlier this year we sat down as a family to watch “Highlander”, a film released in 1986. “You will love this”, I enthused to my children. So, … Read more…

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