My interest in health began 23 years ago when my Mama and I choose to become Vegan. She studied at Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida and would teach me what she learned. Over the years I enjoyed many courses, seminars, and expos around the world on health.

Diabetics must reduce their consumption of this nutrient…

Diabetics must reduce their consumption of this nutrient…

This goes for everyone, but especially Diabetics… the most important nutrient to reduce in your diet is fat. One reason is that it lines your arteries and blocks the insulin receptors. Another is that if your cells are full of fat they will not need to accept glucose in as fuel. The cells have enough fat stored as fuel.

This is what a pound of fat looks like.

1 pound of Fat!

Wild ey? The thing is we think it all goes to one region like our ass or stomach. But in reality fat gets deposited everywhere…

Like in our arteries and on our organs. I’m sure you have heard of fatty liver disease. You have also heard of Heart disease, which is the number one cause of death in America. A heart attack is caused by a buildup of plaque in the walls of the arteries that lead to the heart. A stroke is a buildup of plague in the arteries that lead to the brain. Both buildups are caused by an over consumption of trans and/or saturated fats.

Back in the day people used to collect and reuse the fat leftover in the pan from frying bacon. There was one golden rule though… don’t pour the bacon fat down the drain. Why? Because everyone knew… it would clog the sink. Same goes for your arteries.

Learn about how to get kids loving healthy food here

Wishing you the best of health,
Dr. Nicola

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