Category Archives: Physiology

Sugar – A Dangerous Love Story

Sugar is a big controversy. Everyone knows that eating candy, cakes, ice cream, loads of white bread and pure sugar and drinking sodas is not good for you. Most of us try to moderate our intake and many times we … Continue reading

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Ketogenic diet – a remedy for Diabetes?

So far, diabetics have had to resolve to getting insulin through multiple injections daily (or through a insulin pump). All diabetics have been taught to eat a “heart healthy” low-fat diet, with a lot of carbohydrates and they learn to … Continue reading

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Bile – The Detergent of Your Bowels

Bile is that yellow-green fluid that comes up when you have no food left in your stomach to throw up but keep vomiting. A pretty nasty thing when mixed with gastric acids and in your mouth. It is vitally important … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria – The Million Secret Agents of Your Intestines

You are never alone. No really! You are the host of a micro cosmos of bacteria, living a symbiotic relationship in and on your skin, eyes, respiratory system and excretory organs. We have been evolving with these tiny, for us … Continue reading

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The Liver – a Silent Multitasker

Located under the right arch of the rib cage, the liver silently performes it’s never ending tasks of detoxifying, metabolizing, decomposing, building and rebuilding. This metabolic organ, weighing about 1,5 kg (3,5 lb), is vitally important and we have no … Continue reading

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Trust your Gut.

Did you know you have two brains? One you already know of, the one in your head. There is also the one residing in your belly – your gut/GI-tract, also named the “second brain”. You might never have thought of … Continue reading

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Sugar – a No-brainer

There is this myth circulating that our brain only works on glucose, the sugar molecule in our blood. Many times, when I discuss low carbohydrate/ketogenic diets with people one of the first arguments that come up is “but the brain … Continue reading

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