Role Of Blood Sugars In Your Appetite

By Chef K.T. Murphy To regulate appetite, the body relies on a complex interaction between the digestive, nervous, and endocrine systems. Hormones like ghrelin and peptide, together with signals from the nervous and digestive systems, stimulate or suppress appetite. Doctors and researchers are continuing to unveil more data about the mechanisms responsible for controlling hunger…

Herbs and Botanicals For Type 2 Diabetes

by Chef K.T. Murphy Over the centuries, people have relied on herbs and natural ingredients to cure all sorts of diseases. And with 29.1 million type 2 diabetes patients in the United States alone, the search for a cure has taken many to turning to these traditional remedies. A comprehensive review of literature and studies…

Lifestyle Tips For Type 2 Diabetes

By Chef K.T. Murphy If you’ve recently been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, you are probably thinking quite a bit about more about your health. Maybe you feel lost, or like you don’t feel like there’s much that you can do about your health. Or, maybe this has encouraged you to monitor your diet and…

Risk Profile For Type 2 Diabetes

by Chef K.T. Murphy The prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise in most countries as obesity becomes more common. Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are related, but some people get Type 2 without being what is medically considered obese, and some people become obese without getting Type 2. So, what are the…

Sugar Free Snacks That Give You Energy

By Chef Murph The body’s’ preferred source of energy is sugar. Whether it’s the simple sugar found in sweets or the more complex sugars that our body makes out of grains. Because sugar, especially the sugar from sweets, is so fast acting, it’s one of the places that we are likely to turn for a…

The Ketogenic Diet For Type 2 Diabetes

By Chef K.T. Murphy The Ketogenic  diet refers to any number of specific diets that limit carbohydrates. The goal of the Ketogenic diet is to lose weight, but in limiting carbs, could it also be good for people with Type 2 diabetes? This article will discuss the Ketogenic diet and how it relates to the…

Type 2 Diabetes And Weight Loss

By Chef K.T. Murphy If you’ve recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, your doctor has probably been talking to you about weight loss. Excessive weight can contribute to Type 2 diabetes and complications from it, so keeping weight off is important and losing some of that weight can even help for you to shake…

What Causes Insulin Resistance?

By Chef K.T. Murphy Having type 2 diabetes means that your body has become resistant to insulin, an important chemical that helps your body store and process the energy that you take in through food. But, what causes insulin resistance? What Is Insulin? Insulin is a hormone created by your pancreas. Insulin helps your body…

Fats For Healthy Diet And Cooking

by  Chef K.T. Murphy Heart health and weight management should be at the forefront of everyone’s minds, since, the consequences of ignoring these issues can be disastrous. According to the Center For Disease Control, about 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States each year, which, equates to a total of about 1…

Brown Versus White: Rice, Bread And Pasta

By Chef K.T. Murphy Science is a wonderful thing, with the efforts of the scientific community over the years we have learnt a lot of new things which have helped us live a better life. But unfortunately, scientific inquiry is not wish fulfillment. There is still no consensus on probably billions of issues; an individual…

When Type 2 Diabetes Is Not Addressed or Detected

By Chef Murph In its early stages, type 2 diabetes may not even present symptoms, which makes it easy to ignore or go undetected. However, to prevent damage to your major organs such as your heart, kidneys, and blood vessels, it’s important to check in with your doctor and keep an eye on your blood…

Horrific Consequences Of Obesity

By Chef Murph Obesity is a serious condition with many negative effects in the whole body. The excess weight puts your organs under more pressure and it may cause them to work less efficiently. Over time, these conditions may significantly affect your quality of life and even cause death. According to the British organization More…

Your Diet Maybe High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

By Chef Murph K.T. Type 2 Diabetes is a disease or condition that affects millions of people around the world. Once the effects or symptoms of Type 2 diabetes take place it can be hard to reverse or cure, and while there are a number of risk factors associated which may be out of our…

Reasons Why? Type 2 Diabetes Is Considered A Lifestyle Disease

By Chef Murph K.T. Many diseases arise as a combination of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. Physical activity, diet, stress levels, and sleep pattern are all lifestyle choices that may raise the likeliness of developing certain conditions in people who are genetically predisposed to them…. According to MedicineNet, the term ‘lifestyle disease’ refers to a condition…