Annoying Belly Fat and What to Do About It

Men call it a “beer belly” or a”middle-aged-spread.” Women call it the “blessing of menopause” or the “reminder of child-bearing,” or the “result of lessened amounts of estrogen.”  Gender-specific issues aside, as people go through their middle years, the rate at  which our body uses calories decreases, making it more of a challenge to maintain… Read more

Balancing Blood Sugar – Part II

It’s no secret that too much sugar in our diets can result in many health problems, most of them a good deal more serious than bad complexion or moderate weight gain. Over the past several decades, chronic disorders such as insulin resistance, prediabetes, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes have swept through our country, as well as… Read more

Balancing Blood Sugar – Part I

Good health is all about balance, especially when it comes to blood sugar. Our brain relies on glucose (sugar) for fuel, and it is important to keep blood sugar balanced to feel good, have energy, and think clearly. Glucose requires insulin, a hormone secreted by the pancreas, to carry it to the cells. While other… Read more