Have You Ever Been Hangry?

Let’s talk about measuring blood sugar! What does this mean, really? At some point, probably most of us have had at least one interaction with a glucometer (the little device that has a super sharp needle on it that can read your blood sugar). You prick your finger,...

Digestion of Blood Sugar

Now that you know what the different blood sugar levels in the body means (if you missed that post, check it out here), let’s talk about how blood sugar is digested! The organs that help regulate blood sugar are your PALs- pancreas, adrenals, and liver. We will start...

All of the BS About Blood Sugar

Blood sugar regulation is a hot topic these days. Diabetes has become an official epidemic, and it seems that no one knows what to do about it. Often times, I hear recommendations to keep sugar out of the diet, but just replace them with artificial or “no calorie”...

What’s so Phat about Fat?

Fats are an important macronutrient that are vital to the health and wellbeing of us all. What is a macronutrient, you ask? A macronutrient, quite simply, is a nutrient that we need in vast quantities. Carbohydrates, proteins, and even water, are all considered...

Aloe Vera

The first thing that pops into my head when I think of aloe vera is ouch! Sunburn! That green goopey stuff and I used to be best friends. Summertime meant sunburns all of the time, even with  the use of sunscreen! Well, aloe vera has many more properties than healing...