Diabetes, Carbohydrate, the Glycemic Index, and the Ketogenic Diet

The lower your carbohydrate intake, the lower your blood glucose will be, right?!? You need 400-600 calories from glucose every day to fuel the brain, spinal column, and nervous system. An adult should never eat less than 130 grams of carbohydrate a day (175 grams for pregnant women). This amount of carbohydrate is the bare…

How Much Exercise is Enough?

Many people mistake being busy for being active. Your feet can be aching, and you can feel as though you haven’t sat down all day…but that doesn’t mean that you’ve been physically active! Thirty minutes of brisk walking five days a week is sufficient to lower the risk of many chronic diseases, such as heart disease,…

One More Way That Work is Killing You: The Dangers of Multitasking

How many things have you given your full attention to today? If you’re like most everyone, it isn’t many. And while you might think that you’re doing a really great job at keeping 100 balls in the air simultaneously (maybe only dropping a few dozen here or there), the sad truth is that you are…