Insulin is a hormone and people with insulin resistance usually have excessively high levels of this hormone. Insulin resistance is commonly associated with a raised risk of obesity, heart attacks, cancer and other serious diseases. Continue reading
A worryingly elevated cortisol level is a common condition among those of us experiencing long-term stress. And this can have multiple negative health consequences. Stress, cortisol, our adrenal function and insulin levels can all take a battering in this ‘vicious cycle’. Continue reading
There has been a lot written on Vitamin K recently; and some of it in quite exciting terms. “The next Vitamin D” seems to be a common theme amongst reputable nutritionists and scientists.
The consensus is that Vitamin K is where Vitamin D was some years ago – on the cusp of research revealing how important a vitamin it is and how deficient many of us are in it. Continue reading