Category Archives: Glycaemia

Vinegar For Better Blood Sugar Control

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Poor Glucose Tolerance Negatively Affects Mood

Glucose intolerance is a condition whereby the insulin receptor becomes desensitised to the action of insulin. This prevents insulin lowering blood glucose levels sufficiently in response to carbohydrate consumption, and as a result blood glucose control is diminished. Initially this … Continue reading

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High Glycaemic Diets Negatively Affect Mood

The association between the food we eat and health is very well established. We are what we eat, and a low quality diet devoid of essential nutrients is unable to provide the individual with the correct chemicals required for optimal … Continue reading

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Panic Attacks: Possible Causes

Anxiety is a common disorder in the modern Western World, with estimates indicating that 7.3 % of people in the United States may be sufferers. A sudden and extreme (paroxysmal) form of anxiety is a panic attack. It has been … Continue reading

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Blood Glucose Control Affects Mood

With nutrition often the most obvious solutions to problems are overlooked. This is certainly the case with the link between blood glucose levels and mood. The brain is a highly complex organ, and one that uses a large amount of … Continue reading

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Blood Glucose: Anxiety and Depression

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Whole Grains Reduce Risk of Heart Attack

The currently accepted definition of a whole grain is a cereal grain for consumption that retains its original plant form. In this respect, the cereal retains its original composition of fibre, micro nutrients and starch. Refined grains undergo a manufacturing … Continue reading

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Whole Grains: The Latest Science

Interest in whole grains has increased in recent years largely because of empirical data showing a number of health benefits in those that consumes them. Whole grains are defined as cereal grains that retain their original plant composition, such that … Continue reading

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Low Carbohydrate Diets: More Evidence of Health Benefits

High carbohydrate diets do not damage the health. There are many examples of populations around the World that consume high carbohydrate diets with no discernible negative effects to their health. However, it is important to understand the nuances of why … Continue reading

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Vitamin C Lowers Blood Glucose Levels

Most animals can synthesise vitamin C from glucose. However, humans are missing the L-gluconolactone enzyme required for this reaction. As a result humans are dependent on their diet in order to supply adequate vitamin C. Because vitamin C is synthesised … Continue reading

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