What Is Insulin Resistance?

Insulin resistant cells

This post is my attempt to get my head around insulin resistance; what it is, what happens and why.  I’m trying to get a handle on the mechanisms involved and explain it in as simple terms as possible in a way which makes sense.  The problem is that biological pathways…

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Terrain Theory

Terrain theory is an alternative to germ theory.  Have you heard of it before? No? Didn’t think you would have.  You see germ theory is a dominant ideology in the Western World.  We live our lives looking at health through the lens of germs and all things germy.  Germs invade…

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Metabo Law in Japan

The Metabo Law to reduce obesity in Japan. The Metabo Law.  Introduced in Japan on 1st April 2008 to combat the rising numbers of people with metabolic syndrome.  Metabolic syndrome is a collection of factors that increase the risk of chronic disease: abdominal obesity hypertension high blood sugar levels Half…

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