Healthy fats found in avocados, nuts, wild-caught fish, lard, extra virgin olive oil, ghee, coconut oil, pasture-raised eggs, and grass-fed meat are vital to optimal health!! Some of the benefits of adding these fats in your diet include:⠀⠀🥑 providing a source of sustained energy vs. the blood sugar ups and downs that come with moreContinue reading “Fat Is Good For You”
So it starts like this:⠀⠀When you eat sugar or carbohydrates, the body converts these into glucose. The glucose circulates in your bloodstream hoping to get picked up by a taxi cab (insulin) so it can be shuttled into the cell. ⠀⠀Insulin is a hormone secreted by the pancreas that grabs onto glucose and carries itContinue reading “What is Insulin Resistance?”
Eating a diet high in sugar and refined carbohydrates cause blood sugar imbalances. These repetitive swings of high and low blood sugar place a heavy burden on your adrenal glands. Under normal circumstances, your adrenal glands are responsible for giving you the get-up and go that you need when faced with an emergency. They alsoContinue reading “Endocrine System 101”
Navigating Chronic Illness in Marriage… things I’ve learned from my husband John:⠀⠀1. Love is patient. You’ll miss the person he/she was and you’ll find yourself going into overdrive doing everything you can for this to be over. Trust that he/she will get better, that in God’s timing complete healing will happen. ⠀⠀2. Speak life. WhenContinue reading “Chronic Illness and Marriage”
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