What’s Hypertension?

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Hypertension forces the heart to work harder, which damages blood vessels throughout the body including those found in the kidneys. Over time, the gradual increase in Blood Pressure takes it tolls on the kidneys, causing damage to the blood flow; which leads to a vicious … Continue reading What’s Hypertension?

What’s Kidney Disease ?

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D When you ignore the signs of it, like a Blood Pressure as high as 230/70. Your body will enter into end-stage renal disease; which means your kidneys are failing and they would require dialysis while the search for an organ donor begins. Located just below … Continue reading What’s Kidney Disease ?

FIBER TO THE MAIN OFFICE

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D DID YOU KNOW: adding fiber to your daily meals prevent and reduces the potential damage caused by type 2 diabetes; by reducing blood glucose levels by average of 10% Fiber is nutrient dense, it improves digestion, induces a sense of fullness after eating, which prevents … Continue reading FIBER TO THE MAIN OFFICE

What’s Chromium ?

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Chromium is an essential trace mineral required enhancing insulin function (which is the hormone that regulates blood sugar) and aids in the metabolism of macronutrients and cholesterol. It also assists with the proper metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. A compound naturally produced in the … Continue reading What’s Chromium ?

Don’t Set That Alarm, I’m Sleeping!

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Although diet and exercise are very important elements in the achievement of a desirable body weight and healthy/normal blood sugar level. Sleep appears to be heavily involved in the equations as well. DID YOU KNOW: Sleep deprivation has been linked to insulin resistance and even … Continue reading Don’t Set That Alarm, I’m Sleeping!

How 2 Lose Weight ?

*information obtained from African American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Excess weight creates a vicious circle that perpetuates type 2 diabetes. Being overweight causes insulin resistance in your muscles/fat tissues, which in turn forces your system to secret more insulin. When you have increased insulin in your blood, it makes you more overweight because … Continue reading How 2 Lose Weight ?

When You Exercise?

*information obtained from African American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Every time you exercise, your body requires extra energy, which it takes in the form of glucose in your blood. Glucose sources: grapes, blueberries, mangoes, raspberries, apples, blackberries, papaya, cherries, peaches, dates, pears and plums. Glucose is the basic source of energy for all … Continue reading When You Exercise?

Lovers of Pleasure More than Lovers of God

2 Timothy 3:2-4 (King James Version) 2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, 4Β Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Examples of Lovers of Pleasure Gluttony/MukbangsPornography/MasturbationUnmarried … Continue reading Lovers of Pleasure More than Lovers of God

How Food Provides Energy

*information obtained from Human Body by D.K Energy is needed for the functioning of body cells. This energy is produced by the breaking down food molecules in various chemical reactions, in particular the Krebs cycle that takes place within a cell's mitochondria. Because the energy cannot be used directly by the cell, it is stored … Continue reading How Food Provides Energy