Breaking down the word (Break – Fast)

The word breakfast didn't come into play until the 15 century. Today we call the first meal of the day "BREAKFAST". However, if you divided this compound word into two, you'll see it's made up of two words "Break" & "Fast". Meaning when you are having breakfast as your first meal of the day, you …

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Too much sugar is BAD for the pancreas

As blood sugar levels rise in the body when we consume foods high in sugar, the pancreas secrets insulin. In this process, the pancreas is encouraging the cells to soak up this extra glucose ( glucose which isn't stored in the liver or muscles cells) because free floating glucose is damaging too the body if …

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Proteins Role in the BODY

Protein has a very important role in the human body. Protein and their sidekick (amino acids) are known as the building blocks of life. They help to form cellular organelles Act as enzymes - breaking things down They assist in the structural role, known as protein collagen - which is located in joints, tendons and …

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Simple v. Complex Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are essential for everyday life. Carbohydrates provide energy for your brain and for your body. They also help the body process fat and helps with smooth elimination (Digestion). Types of Carbohydrates Sugar Starch Fiber Simple Carbohydrates are composed of one or two sugars. Meaning they can be released and digested very quickly into the …

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SUGAR 101

Sugar consumption has been associated with heart disease, autoimmune disease, diabetes, irritable bowel disease, chronic fatigue, candida, and many pain-related conditions. Sugar can inhibit the absorption of vitamin C into white blood cells, causing reduce immunity.  Sugar in all forms should be avoided, or limited as much as possible. This includes white and brown sugar …

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