Circadian Rhythm Does a Lot More Than Keep Time

Recent scientific observations suggest that disruption of circadian clock regulation plays a key role in the development of metabolic diseases, including obesity and diabetes. Medical Press: Study shows how ‘body clock’ dysregulation underlies obesity, more Key components of inflammation in obesity, macrophages, which are immune cells, contain cell-autonomous circadian clocks that have been shown to […]

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CBD and Diabetes

Diabetes is of two major kinds, Type I is autoimmune related with a total loss of insulin production from the pancreas. And, Type II that is acquired by eating excessive amounts of carbohydrates that the body cannot manage. CBD has been shown to be effective in both diseases in animal models and anecdotal reports. In […]

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The Ketone Metabolite Blocks Inflammatory Disease

The ketone bodies β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) and acetoacetate (AcAc) support mammalian survival during states of energy deficit by serving as alternative sources of ATP. BHB levels are elevated by starvation, caloric restriction, high-intensity exercise, or the low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet. Prolonged fasting reduces inflammation; however, the impact that ketones and other alternative metabolic fuels produced during energy […]

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Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Fudge

Ingredients 1 cup unsweetened peanut butter 1 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk optional: pinch salt (only if your peanut butter is unsalted) optional: 2 teaspoons vanilla liquid stevia or desired sweetener to taste Optional Topping: Chocolate Sauce 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 2 tablespoons Swerve or […]

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Sugar Linked with Cancer

The American diet isn’t so sweet — as sugar-laden eating habits are linked to an increased chance of breast cancer, according to a new study. Researchers at The University of Texas: MD Anderson Cancer Center gave groups of mice four different diets, and found that at 6 months old, rodents eating the largest amount of […]

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