Month: December 2019

Essential Fatty Acids

Let’s talk Fats! I know, I know, the word that nobody wants to discuss and more importantly, we don’t understand fats.  I mean, fat makes you fat, right?  Wrong. Essential fatty acids, or EFAs, are fatty acids that humans and other animals must ingest because the body requires them for good health but cannot synthesize them. The term “essential …

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Blood Sugar Regulation

Blood sugar regulation is fundamental to life.  Our body’s innate intelligence continually monitors the amount of glucose in our bloodstream to maintain balance.  Too much or too little triggers the release of hormones to return glucose levels to normal. There are 4 big ideas for blood sugar regulation.  1.    There are three main organs involved in blood sugar …

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