Coconut Oil Treats Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Coconut Oil Treats Dementia & Alzheimer's

Coconut Oil Treats Dementia & Alzheimer’s You have probably heard of the benefits of taking virgin cold pressed organic coconut oil for blood lipids, correcting cholesterol and losing weight, but did you know that coconut oil also treats dementia & Alzheimer’s? We have known of this for a few years now when we first heard about a US doctor who had treated her husband who had severe early onset Alzheimer’s at only 58 years old. We have just listened to this doctor, Mary Newport MD, being interviewed on the “Awakening from Alzheimer’s” free docuseries currently available at this link. She Continue Reading →

True Gluten Free Benefits

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True Gluten Free Benefits As we mentioned in the recipe for delicious Grain Free Gluten Free Focaccia Flatbread, being “conventionally gluten free” really does not cut it. The gluten free industry has really exploded in the last few years and there are heaps of processed foods available in health food stores and supermarkets purporting to be gluten free. But do these products give you true gluten free benefits? What Is Gluten? Gluten is an umbrella term for the family of proteins found in all grains. So a different member of the gluten family will be found in wheat, rye, barley and Continue Reading →

What’s on Your Plate

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What’s on Your Plate? As part of the process of positive intentional living, one naturally changes shopping habits, especially food, over time, and we wonder if you have noticed this and realised that what’s on your plate now is different from a few years ago. We certainly have noticed this and how our food shopping habits have changed in the last few years. The main food exclusions or changes for us have been:- No conventional breads, cakes, biscuits of any kind for over 5 years (except very occasionally, maybe once in 3 months, when out). No so called “gluten free” Continue Reading →

Best Fasting Insulin Level

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Best Fasting Insulin Level We have all heard of and probably been tested for fasting blood glucose. But unless you are diabetic, you may not have heard of or been tested for your fasting insulin level. So what is the best fasting insulin level, why is it important and how can you achieve it? We have been listening to the expert speakers on the Autoimmune Revolution summit, which finished a week ago, and have learned a lot of new information from these cutting edge doctors one of whom was Dr Brian Mowll. Sugar is the enemy of good health When Continue Reading →

Prevent Type 3 Diabetes

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Prevent Type 3 Diabetes The term type 3 diabetes has been gaining traction in recent years, but what is it and how do you prevent type 3 diabetes? Type 3 diabetes refers to cognitive decline such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease brought about by the effects that too much sugar consumption can have on the body. Typically such cognitive decline is more prevalent among people who are diabetic and have been dealing with type 2 diabetes. Hence the name type 3 diabetes has been used as an extension of the family of symptoms that sufferers of type 2 diabetes can Continue Reading →

What is The Best Fasting Blood Sugar Level

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What is the Best Fasting Blood Sugar Level? Everyone is aware that type 2 diabetes is on the increase and you probably know someone who has been diagnosed with it, but what is the best fasting blood sugar level to be aiming for? Most of us have annual (or at least periodic) blood tests for a range of tests such as cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides etc and this will usually include a fasting blood glucose test. If everything is normal, you are usually contacted by the doctor’s practice to let you know the results are normal. It is not usual Continue Reading →

How To Prevent Cognitive Decline

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How to Prevent Cognitive Decline If we told you there is a simple way to keep your brain and memories intact as you got older, would you be interested? If you knew there were things you could do to avoid the horror of losing your memory and living in a nursing home, would you do them? Well, a series of compelling Australian studies in recent years shows very clearly one potential way how to prevent cognitive decline and the loss of associated brain volume. Higher range of normal blood glucose decreases brain volume The first study in 2012 [1] was Continue Reading →

How Much Sugar Do You Consume A Day?

How Much Sugar Do You Consume

 How Much Sugar Do You Eat or Drink Daily? Let’s start with soda. One hundred calories isn’t much. Just one 12-ounce (350ml) regular soda contains about 140 calories, the staggering equivalent of 10 teaspoons of sugar. Similarly, one eight-ounce glass (235ml) of orange juice contains a whopping eight full teaspoons of sugar, and at least 50 percent of that sugar is fructose. Drinking just one eight-ounce glass (235ml) of orange juice will wallop your system with about 25 grams of fructose, exceeding the recommended daily amount in one fell swoop. How much sugar do you consume a day? Fructose has Continue Reading →

Diabetes

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The Untold Truth about Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes is nearly 100% preventable. You won’t hear this from mainstream medicine — which ridiculously claims there is no cure for diabetes — because treating diabetics is just too darned profitable. Big Pharma is drooling over the profit potential of all their diabetes drugs worldwide. The fantastic news is that people are curing themselves of type 2 diabetes every day. It is a fairly simple and straightforward process, and when you cure diabetes you greatly reduce your risk of heart disease, obesity, cancer and dementia/Alzheimer’s at the same time. The only problem is Continue Reading →