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How to hack your hunger hormones

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Most people understand that obesity is a big contributor to the development of diabetes. But what you may not know is that losing a little bit of weight, even just 7-10%, can have a significant positive impact on your glucose control. But as anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight knows, it’s not always that easy. One of the biggest…

Toxin Free Home

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

6 Ways to Keep Your Home Toxin Free No one likes the idea of living in a house that is riddled with toxins. Toxins are obviously bad for your health and your family’s health. And that includes your four-legged family members as well. But beyond exacerbating allergies and asthma, environmental toxins are the 3rd main cause of cellular inflammation and…

Are Exogenous Ketones Beneficial For Blood Sugar?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Type 2 diabetes and obesity have reached epidemic (read: ridiculous) proportions in the past few decades. If left unmanaged, type 2 diabetes can damage vessels that supply blood to vital organs and can also lead to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. But a new study published in the Journal of Physiology has shown that a ketone supplement…

The Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training for Blood Sugar Health

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Gone are the days of spending hours on a treadmill to slim down and get healthy. People today want their exercise programs to be shorter, more interesting, and offer better results. Enter programs like CrossFit and P90x. CrossFit and P90x implement a type of exercise called high-intensity interval training (HIIT). What’s exciting about HIIT is that it’s been found to…

The Benefits of Resistance Training for Blood Sugar Health

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Studies continue to show a troubling health trend: the incidence of diabetes, particularly type 2, is continually on the rise around the world. Characterized by insulin resistance (where insulin is not effectively used in the body) and elevated blood glucose levels, type 2 diabetes can result in both neural and metabolic dysfunction and lead to cardiovascular disease. When we eat…

The Benefits of Cardiovascular Exercise for Blood Sugar Health

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Exercise is important for all people who want to maintain a heathy body, but it’s particularly important for those with type 2 diabetes. Daily exercise, as well as following a healthy, low carb meal plan, should be part of your treatment plan so that you may maintain your blood glucose levels. Controlling your blood sugar levels so they consistently stay…

Eat Your Water

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Our body is made up of about 80% water. Each day we lose a good amount of this water from urination, sweat, and exhalation, so it’s important that we replenish to keep our body running optimally. For instance, water is essential for keeping all of the delicate tissues in the mouth, eyes and nose moist. Water helps to lubricate our…

Nutrition Bars: Healthy Treat Or Expensive Junk

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Are you someone who typically “burns the candle at both ends?” Would you say your health and physique are important to you? If you answered “yes” to both of these questions, chances are you’ve been known to toss a nutrition bar into your pocket or purse before running out the door. Nutrition bars are advertised as a convenient way to…

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