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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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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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5 simple ways of increasing your health exponentially

1. Eat real food. Buy whole foods. By cooking fresh produce, you know what you are putting into your body. Make sure you find good quality produce. Go local as far as possible and try to choose vegetables that are … Continue reading

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Thyroid – to burn or not to burn

Thyroid hormone is one of the main metabolic regulators in the body. It virtually affects every cell and if nutrients will be used for energy or stored. Thyroid hormone comes from the thyroid, a gland located in the front of … Continue reading

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Leptin, part 1 – how fat controlls you

“What the heck is leptin?”- you rightfully ask your self. Hang on and I’ll do my best to explain. Leptin is a small protein – a hormone – that is secreted from your adipose tissue, your fat cells. I bet … Continue reading

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Diabetes – when blood sugar regulation goes bananas.

I think most of you have heard about diabetes. It’s a disease where the body can’t handle sugar anymore, for various reasons. There are two main types of diabetes – type 1 and 2. Type 1 is inherited and not … Continue reading

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