Tag: insulin resistance

Radio Show: Shocking Truths: Insulin Resistance Demystified

May

15

Radio Show: Shocking Truths: Insulin Resistance Demystified

Many people may be insulin resistant, even on a healthy, whole foods diet, and even if they test negative for diabetes or pre-diabetes!   This show is about demystifying blood sugar imbalances and setting the record straight about what is a worldwide epidemic. Diabetes is rampant across the globe. The topic of blood sugar imbalances […]

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Can Blood Sugar Imbalance and Insulin Resistance Be Causing Your Pain and Fatigue?

May

12

Can Blood Sugar Imbalance and Insulin Resistance Be Causing Your Pain and Fatigue?

May 12th is International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases, including Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; so I thought it was a good day to talk about these common diseases and how they are linked to your diet and lifestyle choices. In particular, I wanted to bring up the connection seen with these […]

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Do you have a blood sugar problem? I did!

Apr

26

Do you have a blood sugar problem? I did!

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In my practice, I have found that about 50% of my clients have a problem with their blood sugar and something called insulin resistance. Yes – 50%! It is the root cause of many health symptoms and diseases. Yet many people don’t know they are walking around with elevated blood sugar. Years ago even I […]

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Radio Show: How Juicing Affects Your Blood Sugar [Encore Presentation]

Nov

5

Radio Show: How Juicing Affects Your Blood Sugar [Encore Presentation]

Host: Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo In this show you’ll learn: How juices affect your blood sugar How juicing affects diabetes How certain fruits and vegetables affect your blood sugar     Background: The World Health Organization recently shared a shocking statistic: 347 million people worldwide have diabetes. In the UK, almost 5% of the population has […]

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Radio Show: How to Avoid the Epidemic of Diabetes

Feb

7

Radio Show: How to Avoid the Epidemic of Diabetes

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Host and Guest Speaker: Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo interviews                               James LaValle, RPh, CCN In this show you’ll learn:  How to clear up the mystery surrounding your blood test results. How your lifestyle habits, the environment you live in, and the genes you inherit determine your personal […]

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Radio Show: Health IS Your Greatest Gift with Special Guest Dr. Doug Graham

Jan

23

Radio Show: Health IS Your Greatest Gift with Special Guest Dr. Doug Graham

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Host and Guest Speaker: Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo interviews   Doug Graham, DC In this show you’ll learn: How to determine the right balance of protein, fat and carbohydrate for optimal energy and health The basic principles of Dr. Graham’s 80/10/10 Diet The impact of diet on disease The importance of proper blood sugar balance, and how to […]

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The Relationship between Hypothyroidism and Insulin Resistance

Dec

7

The Relationship between Hypothyroidism and Insulin Resistance

I recently recorded a webinar called Belly Fat, Brain Fog, and Burnout Solutions, where I explored the link between blood sugar imbalance and a number of other common ailments, including thyroid dysfunction. The symptoms of excess fat around the middle, brain fog, and unrelenting fatigue can be tied to both thyroid and blood sugar dysfunction.  […]

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Radio Show: Demystifying Blood Sugar Imbalances

Dec

5

Radio Show: Demystifying Blood Sugar Imbalances

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Host: Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo In this show you’ll learn: The dangers of high levels of blood sugar How the diagnosis comes about for diabetes and its progression How you can control your blood sugars    Listen to the Replay: Check Out Health Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Dr Ritamarie on BlogTalkRadio Background: This show […]

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Radio Show: Why Are We Getting Fat, Sick, and Tired?

Aug

22

Radio Show: Why Are We Getting Fat, Sick, and Tired?

Host and Guest Speaker Host and Guest Speaker: Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo interviews David Riklan In this show you’ll learn: Why we are getting so fat Why we are so sick Why we are always so tired Listen to the replay: New Health Podcasts with Dr Ritamarie on BlogTalkRadio Background: Obesity is at an all-time high, and […]

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Radio Show: How to Avoid Diet Myths and Determine the Best Way to Eat for Optimal Health, Energy, and Longevity

Apr

9

Radio Show: How to Avoid Diet Myths and Determine the Best Way to Eat for Optimal Health, Energy, and Longevity

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Host and Guest Speaker: Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo interviews Dr. Michael Greger. In this show you’ll learn: How to evaluate many of the current diet fads and trends. Strategies to determine what foods will be best for YOUR health, energy, and longevity. How a healthy diet can affect some of our most common medical conditions. Listen […]

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Radio Show: How to Eat for Optimal Health, Energy, and Longevity

Apr

2

Radio Show: How to Eat for Optimal Health, Energy, and Longevity

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Host and Guest Speaker:                                  Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo In this show you’ll learn: How to evaluate many of the current diet fads and trends.  Strategies to determine what foods will be best for YOUR health, energy, and longevity. How a healthy diet can affect some of our most common medical conditions. […]

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I ate a candy bar today!

Oct

21

I ate a candy bar today!

My blood sugar shot up to 155! Healthy fasting blood sugar is around 80. Diabetes is diagnosed when fasting blood sugar goes to 120 or above and is 140 or above after eating. My blood sugar shot up to diabetic range! And it stayed that way for several hours… It was still higher than usual by the […]

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The Top Ten Hormone Balancing Foods for Energy, Fitness and Fun!

Sep

17

The Top Ten Hormone Balancing Foods for Energy, Fitness and Fun!

I love working with hormones.   When we can bring balance to hormones, everything starts to improve. When I say hormone balance, you, like most people , probably start thinking about  menopause, PMS, loss of libido  and other female issues.  Yet there is so much more, and often these “female” hormone imbalances are caused by imbalances […]

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Practitioner Corner:  Goldenseal – It’s not just for Infections Anymore!

Sep

1

Practitioner Corner: Goldenseal – It’s not just for Infections Anymore!

Research establishes a clear link for Insulin Resistance Reversing effects of Berberine Goldenseal has long been used by herbalists and holistic practitioners as an anti infective and immune stimulating herb. The most active constituent, berberine, also found in Oregon Grape root, Barberry and Chinese Goldenthread (coptis), is a strong and bitter tasting alkaloid, yellow in […]

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Radio Show: Cruciferous Vegetables vs. Your Thyroid – Friend or Foe?

Aug

27

Radio Show: Cruciferous Vegetables vs. Your Thyroid – Friend or Foe?

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This week’s show is about busting up some commonly held myths and misunderstanding about vegetables from the brassica family as they relate to  thyroid health. Many people who are diagnosed with mild to extreme cases of hypothyroidism are told to completely avoid these cruciferous vegetables, which include broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, and cabbage […]

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