Health Articles — Carbohydrates

Peri menopause - the impact of Insulin and Cortisol

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

Things have changed. The lifestyle you have been living for years is no longer working. Always thought the candle could be burnt at both ends forever.  It was always so easy to go out to dinner all the time and have a few drinks and not worry about the impact that it has on the body. But now, you can't so much as even look at a slice of bread and you put on 10 kgs. Tried every new diet known to man and little bits of success but it just doesn't fit into your lifestyle, can't sustain it or...

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Gallbladder Attack

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

Gallbladder – an unusual shape of an organ attached to the liver. It doesn’t really get much attention until something goes wrong and then it can be one of the most painful experiences ever. There is a big myth that eating a high fat diet can cause gallstones. Whereas gallstone production is actually connected with a fatty liver, obesity, and diabetes. The most common denominator connected with these three conditions are carbohydrates NOT healthy fats. There are several know connections to the cause of gallstones: - Blood sugar imbalances (diabetes)- Oestrogen imbalances (hormone dysregulation)- Food allergies and sensitivities- Chronic stress-...

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