Ketosis: Reviewing the Research and the Fad

Ketosis: Reviewing the Research and the Fad

Ketosis, Keto, Ketogenic... These key words seem to be popping up everywhere, from recent journal articles to fad diets to health blogs, but this concept is anything but new. This week we are putting ketosis under the microscope, examining the peer-reviewed research and the fads.

Southern Californian Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Southern Californian Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Seafood is often considered an expensive, bougie treat.  I've noticed that I tend to suggest  replacing a majority of the red meat in ones diet with seafood for the obvious health benefits, while ignoring the strain that this places on ones wallet. Shrimp tends to be the least-expensive option in the seafood section, and has [...]

Five things when your Blood Sugar won’t Budge

Five things when your Blood Sugar won’t Budge

We all have those days and nothing is more frustrating than a stubborn high blood sugar.  Increased insulin resistance and increased hepatic glucose production (when your body produces glucose in your liver) can both contribute to a stubborn high blood sugar.  This may be attributed to a number of factors including: menstrual hormones, fighting off [...]