Hormones

How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?

How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?

Oh, the words "blood sugar." Does it conjure up visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, or insulin injections? Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. You need the right balance of sugar in your blood to fuel your brain and muscles. The thing is, it can fluctuate. A lot. This fluctuation is the natural balance between things that increase it; and things that decrease it. When you eat food with sugars or...

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Schizandra: Nature’s Hormone Food

Schizandra: Nature’s Hormone Food

When it comes to hormone health, picking key foods that have multiple benefits for balancing hormones is helpful. Schizandra berry is just such a food and may be a true anti-aging food as well. In China it is known as a “five-flavor fruit,” because it contains the flavours sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent which, in TCM, all represent various health properties. This may also explain its funky taste. Research has confirmed that compounds...

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Hormones: What are they & What do they do?

Hormones: What are they & What do they do?

Hormones are chemical messengers and without them, proper functioning in our body does not occur. They control everything from reproduction, digestion, metabolism, emotions and even hunger and satiety. When our hormones function properly, we feel great and when they do not, we can have health issues that make us miserable. While quite common, the following are ways that hormone imbalances may show up that have become normalized: PMSFatiguePoor...

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