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Vaping, e-cigarettes and ketosis: how is it going?

For those not familiar, an electronic cigarette (e-cig or e-cigarette), personal vaporizer (PV) or electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) is a battery-powered vaporizer which simulates the feeling of smoking, but without combustion, commonly called “vaping”. The user automatically activates the e-cigarette by taking a puff, other devices turn on by pressing a button manually and they come in many variations, some even look like …

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Insulin resistance may be making you fat

Insulin resistance (IR) is a physiological condition in which cells fail to respond to the normal actions of the hormone insulin. For many years, scientists and nutritionists have preached that weight loss comes down to a simple equation: kilojoules in versus kilojoules out. While this principle is true to an extent, there are a number of increasingly common hormonal shifts that …

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Diabetes Mellitus: Understanding the Core Concepts

 ou may know that Diabetes Mellitus is a disorder of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism that results in high blood glucose, other metabolic disturbances and if uncontrolled, long-term mainly vascular damage and dysfunction. However, to gain insight into the holistic management of diabetes it is essential to have a good understanding of the Core Concepts involved. Diabetes is a common, …

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