How do I know if I am insulin resistant?

This is a very common question when I review blood work.  I will find symptoms of sugar handling problems, both in the blood and in the behavior, and I am quickly told that their doctor didn't think it was a problem.   Most physicians do not run a comprehensive blood panel to determine risk levels for the individual, let alone, discuss the details of your daily diet!  The Mayo Clinic recommends this as a sample day of food for a diagnosed person with Type II Diabetes … [Read more...]

Delicious Green Juice Ratio

I get lots of questions as to what is the best ratio of fruits and veggies when juicing.  The tendency is to use lots of fruit because of its sweet deliciousness, however, many of us need to watch our fructose intake.  Fruit sugars are certainly not as unhealthy as refined white cane sugar, however, it is still an important consideration to regulate healthy blood sugar levels throughout the day. Base, or 70% of volume Celery Cucumber   Leafy Greens (single or combination), 20% of … [Read more...]