Celiac disease and gluten intolerance

James LiddellArticles, Food Management, Health Tips, Lifestyle and Natural Medicine, Obesity & Weight LossLeave a Comment

What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is classified as an autoimmune disease where there is a hypersensitivity to the protein gluten. When a person has celiac disease, there is a 1 in 22 chance that the immediate family (brothers, sisters and grandchildren) might also be a celiac patient and should be checked frequently for celiac. These patients should follow a … Read More

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

Obesity and probiotics

James LiddellArticles, Obesity & Weight Loss, SupplementationLeave a Comment

Why are probiotics essential to weight loss and general health? Create vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, K, folate and Biotin Make short-chain fatty acids that feed the gut lining and lower intestinal pH Help digest food Produce lactase to digest milk Detoxification of harmful products Helps to balance hormones Will eliminate harmful bacteria and fungi and also produce … Read More

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

Obesity and Insulin resistance

James LiddellArticles, Health Tips, Obesity & Weight LossLeave a Comment

Turn on that weight loss switch by Dr James G Liddell B.Pharm M.Pharm PhD  Background There are currently 1 billion overweight people globally. 33% of men and 50% of women in South Africa are either overweight or obese. Obesity is associated with at least 30 medical conditions – let’s name a few: diabetes, cancers, arthritis, hypertension and gallstones. A mere … Read More

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

Glycemic Index Food List

James LiddellArticles, Obesity & Weight LossLeave a Comment

GLYCEMIC INDEX When reviewing the food listed in this Table, give consideration to the fact that: The Glycemic Index is not the only determinant of insulin response. Saturated fat intake should always be controlled, thus a low GI food with a High-saturated fat content would not be suitable. Low GI foods are not always low in their kilojoule intake, unless … Read More

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS