American’s propensity to gain weight is influenced by the frequent stimulation of the pancreas to release insulin. This frequent stimulation is a reflection of the culture we live in and strategies that Corporate America employs. The body’s proper response to insulin is to direct glucose into muscle and liver cells to replenish their glycogen stores and to convert any excess sugar (glucose) into body fat. Multiple, high glycemic snacks are…
Metabolic typing is a design based on the premiss that the health conditions of each dieter are unique. Furthermore, because there are differing biochemical patterns underlining disease, the same must be applied to dieting and so each metabolic type requires a different strategy to achieve weight loss. Metabolic typing claims to treat the underlying disease and not its symptoms. Whereas Macrobiotic philosophy explains health in terms of yin and yang,…
There are three macronutrients. Proteins, carbohydrates and fas. Together they meet all the body's energy and tissue building needs. Is there a correct relative amount of each nutrient for athletes? One that improves performance and promotes good health? . 65.20.15 sounds about right. As long as the carbohydrate reaches 65 percent, athletes will be ok. For non-athletes, sedentary habits create imbalances.  Imbalance causes disease. The two demonized nutrients are carbohydrates and…