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How To Balance Blood Sugar

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.

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metabolism and weight loss

What is Metabolism? [PLUS Metabolism Boosting Recipe]

This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days.

You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean?

Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. It’s how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use them to fuel everything you do.

Your body has an incredible ability to grow, heal, and generally stay alive. And without this amazing biochemistry you would not be possible.

Metabolism includes how the cells in your body:

  1. Allow activities you can control (e.g. physical activity etc.).
  2. Allow activities you can’t control (e.g. heart beat, wound healing, processing of nutrients & toxins, etc.).
  3. Allow storage of excess energy for later.

So when you put all of these processes together into your metabolism you can imagine that these processes can work too quickly, too slowly, or just right.

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Nourishing Your Brain and Body For Optimal Energy

Google ‘how to increase energy’ and you’ll reach zillions of blogs all telling you the obvious things; get more sleep, cut out caffeine, do more exercise, and drink more water. Whilst these will all give you more energy and make you feel better, and should definitely not be overlooked, for the chronically fatigued it will barely scratch the surface.Read More

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