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  • Intermittent Fasting For Nerve Damage

    Intermittent Fasting For Nerve Damage

    Can doctors use intermittent fasting for nerve damage? A recent research study1 from scientists at London’s Imperial College found that intermittent fasting in mice resulted in a significant regrowth of an injured sciatic nerve. The study, done in the Department of Brain Sciences, found that intermittent fasting of greater than 24 hours led to changes…

  • Are KIND Bars Keto or Not?

    Are KIND Bars Keto or Not?

    Are Kind Bars Keto or Not? Unfortunately, the answer to this question is no… mostly no. Kind Bars are not keto-friendly. All of the products in this line contain between 8 and 14 grams of total carbs, and the carbs they contain are the very type of sugar most notorious for disrupting ketosis. Kind bars…

  • What You Need To Know About Insulin Resistance

    What You Need To Know About Insulin Resistance

    WHAT IS INSULIN RESISTANCE? Give brief summary – intro to insulin resistance AND hyperinsulemia (they are in tandem) Example of insulin resistance is Type 2 diabetes. If you only learn one thing from this article, understand that in most cases, insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia have been present and lurking for YEARS before someone is “officially”…

  • HOMA-IR Calculator for Insulin Resistance

    HOMA-IR Calculator for Insulin Resistance

    HOMA-IR Calculator for Insulin Resistance While we have talked a lot about insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia, we haven’t talked about ways to calculate your risk of insulin resistance. The HOMA-IR (HOmeostasis Model Assessment of Insulin Resistance) formula was designed in the 1980’s by researchers in Oxford, U.K. 1 to help estimate if patients were at…