Scientific Nutrition Update 45: Magnesium

This episode was a request from Al Boulley, who was curious about the effect of certain minerals on human health, and in this one I focused in on magnesium.  Magnesium may have benefit for depression, anxiety, insulin sensitivity, glycemic control, and even testosterone.

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Scientific Nutrition Update 20: Go for a Walk, Even if it’s just for 1 Minute and 40 Seconds

This episode is all about the health benefits of walking, and quite frankly they took my breath away.  This is such a small intervention for frankly huge health outcomes.  Walk and walk now.  Like seriously.  One of the easiest things you can do.  Hat tip to Dr. William Lagakos Ph. D who started me down this research rabbit hole.  Check out his site here. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 20: Go for a Walk, Even if it’s just for 1 Minute and 40 Seconds”

Vinegar as a Blood Sugar Cheat Code?

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In general our goal is to keep out blood sugar relatively low, as high blood sugar leads to high insulin levels, leads to the potential of developing insulin resistance and potentially type 2 diabetes.  I remember reading somewhere long ago that vinegar helped to suppress blood glucose levels, and curiosity led me to look into it.  Continue reading “Vinegar as a Blood Sugar Cheat Code?”