Archives by Tag 'Insulin'

Refined Flour

Facts about white flour: When it comes to refined  flour, it doesn’t contain all the beneficial nutrients that nature originally put into them. The bran, the fiber, and most of the vitamins and minerals have been stripped away, leaving a bland, white, longer-lasting and shelf-stable product. Research shows white flour has only 20 percent of [...]

Inflammation and Diabetes

Research shows that inflammation of the blood vessels causes tightening and thickening of the artery wall. This makes it more difficult for insulin to pass through the vessel wall and get to the cell where it is needed to transport glucose into the cell. This leads to insulin resistance, and it will also lead to a [...]

Type 2 diabetes

What is Type 2 Diabetes This condition arises due to either lower level of insulin produced or the cells not properly responding to the hormone. It affects 85 to 90 per cent of all people with diabetes and by far the most common form of diabetes. It is used to be called non-insulin dependent diabetes [...]

Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes – Type 1 Type 1 diabetes is a life-long condition that usually starts in childhood but can be diagnosed at any age. Type 1 diabetes affects over 140,000 people in Australia alone. It is very common in people aged under 30, but it can occur at any age. This condition results from pancreas not [...]


As Dr Ray Strand states “You don’t just wake up one morning and have diabetes. It is a progression of events that occurs over years, if not decades. 90% of our diabetics today, start by developing insulin resistance, which eventually leads to prediabetes and then to full-blown diabetes”. Majority of people who have insulin resistance will eventually [...]