The Delicate Balance Of Thinking And Probiotics
What exactly is healthy thinking? Is it simply thinking healthy or is it understanding how to walk the fine line of good gut health and good thoughts?
Before we answer that, we should look at how probiotics serve as the foundation from which your brain grows efficiently and how that good bacteria can serve as a protector for your brain as well. Once you understand the relationship between your brain (mental health) and your gut microbiome, you can see how important they are to the other.
How To Lower High Blood Sugar Fast Without Insulin
Why is it that the gut microbiome can improve blood sugar. When it comes to type 2 diabetes especially, better regulated blood sugar can be explained with gut health. It's important to know the correlation between blood sugar and more specifically type 2 diabetes, and then in turn, use the health and strength of our gut to resolve the issue.
How Flies Can Help Us Understand Our Health
Think outside the box when it comes to a quick way to lengthen your life. Are there really any unique ways to increase our lifespan? How about we look at how flies can do exactly that. Sure, you heard me. Taking a deeper look at flies can assist us to develop a higher understand our very own microbiome.
Fruit flies have a median life span of about forty days if they are not eaten quicker via a hungry animal looking for food. After doing a bit of research, I found when scientists fed the flies a mixture of probiotics and an natural supplement called Triphala, they were able to lengthen the lifestyles of the flies by as many as 26 days. The flies had a decreased risk of degenerative issues (for a fly) including extended insulin resistance and infection. The amazing part about it was those outcomes happened because of the completely altered composition of the microbiota affected by the the probiotics, which are living bacteria in their own right.
Regulating Hunger And Satiety
Have you ever wondered how to reduce overweight and obesity? I know, silly question, but you'd be surprised at how many people want to achieve it but don't know where to begin. Do you have a healthy eating plan with snacks and how can you prepare your body to regulate your blood sugar throughout the day.
How to maintain hormonal balance? This is probably a key question for everyone, so what happens when you are, not producing enough hormones?
Maintaining hormonal balance is crucial for better health. In this episode of The Mental Minute, I explain what your body does when it produces too many hormones, especially insulin. When this happens, is there a hormonal activity meaning that we can use for better health?
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Are you aware that fatigue is generally caused by too much sugar? It's the sugars we consume that drain our bodies and ultimately our fatigue is caused by sugar.
Excess amount of sugar can create a resistance to proper regulation, so the question should be does insulin resistance cause weight gain? In this episode of The Mental Minute, I briefly discuss what happens when you consume sugars and the sugar spike symptoms to consider. Your body addiction to sugars is at stake.
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When you have high insulin levels, is that a symptom of something related to your diet? For example, does your blood sugar spike after eating?
The biggest questions related to your health come from the body's reaction to sugars, and I have found that fake sugars make brain health worse. The more sugar you eat, the greater the chance of brain fog and the greater chance that there is a resistance to sugar. Ultimately, we have to focus on finding a cure for insulin resistance cure. This podcast addresses it.
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Does Will Power Really Stop Food Cravings?
What happens when you have cravings and end up being hungry for more food? When it comes to cravings and the health of your gut, you can tell a lot as to how good your digestion is by the types of cravings you have. I know most of you, at one time or another, have said, "I'm hungry" or "I'm starving", but are cravings good or bad for you? How can you tell?
Here's a tip for you. If you get those 3:00 PM crashes, most of the people associate blood sugar related issues with actual hunger, and there's a huge difference in addressing that. So, if you get those 3:00 PM crashes and you think to yourself, okay, what kind of foods do I really want, and you think about maybe a steak or a potato or an avocado, then generally it's nutritionally based. What that means is that your body's just not getting enough nutrients from the foods, the good foods, that you're eating.
Mental Power Digestion
Is there a connection between your gut and your brain? Is the brain or the gut more powerful? Knowing which has the power to control what you eat is the key to resolving any health or digestion related issues you may have.
What part of your body is more powerful in determining what you eat, you brain or your gut? I'm going to use an illustration to prove my point.
But let's say you've got that 3:00 pm crashing and you start to feel lethargic and your mind's saying, "Hey we need some food, food, food," and you start thinking about all those specific foods. But let's say you go pick out some potato chips, some sour cream and onion. You take that back to your desk, all the sudden you eat it. You feel, "Oh, that's great. And then about 10 minutes later you feel like you're hungry again.
Why Oatmeal Is Bad
One of the most beloved breakfast foods is oatmeal. Unfortunately, most people have a bit of a misconception when it comes to eating it, and whether it is truly healthy for us. Are you the type that can eat your oatmeal simply plain? Or do you like you oatmeal with all the fixings creating your ultimate culinary masterpiece. The difference can tell a lot about your health. To listen to or download the rest of this podcast, follow the link. In this 4 minute episode of Gut Check, I discuss whether it can be beneficial for you. In addition, I give you a way to figure out whether you have a sugar addiction by taking this simple test.
These podcasts are an extension of me sharing what I believe is the source to be healthy emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually: a strong gut.