Type 2 Diabetes, Fatty Liver, Sugar, Keto and Fasting  


Type 2 Diabetes, Fatty Liver, Sugar, Keto and Fasting   Type 2 Diabetes & Insulin Type 2 diabetes can be summed up as too much sugar in the body, rather than just blood sugar that’s too high. This happens USUALLY by consuming too much sugar and carbohydrates too often and this ends up with the […]

Why banning eating on public transport is a good idea – Hunger Fear

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In the media this week there is a buzz around banning eating on public transport. This will upset some people but there are lots of benefits to cutting down on how often we eat and hunger is not dangerous! We are socially conditioned to fear hunger, told fasting is dangerous  and we have been told […]

What is Ketosis? Is Ketosis Safe?


What is Ketosis  Ketosis is a perfectly safe metabolic state where the body has shifted from using glucose as the primary fuel source to ketone bodies (ketones). Ketone bodies are made from fat in the liver. This happens when the liver glycogen (sugar)  stores are used up. The liver stores between 100 and 150g of […]

Dopamine, Fasting & Addiction

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How are dopamine and addiction linked? How can fasting help with addiction? Our brain chemistry is based on the balance of neurotransmitters like dopamine, oxytocin,  serotonin and noradrenalin which do play a big role in how we feel and can easily be knocked out of balance leading to addiction, depression and anxiety. There isn’t and […]

Fasting & Low Carb Diets For Women

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Fasting & Low Carb Diets For Women Should older women do intermittent fasting with the same eating windows and macros as men? Do women need the same macro nutrients as men on a  low carb or ketogenic  diet? Women in general as well as those who are approaching the menopause, going through it or have […]