Tag: 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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Dec

5

Radio Show: Demystifying Blood Sugar Imbalances [Encore Presentation]

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: Dr. Ritamarie […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Aug

25

Practitioner Corner: How to Get Your Clients to Make Easier Dietary Changes by First Reducing Sugar Cravings!

Your suggestions are great and probably work beautifully – if you can get your clients to follow-up! When I am on a mission to balance a client’s blood sugar, of course one of the recommendations is to eliminate sugar and all its relatives, bread and other high carb favorites and replace with nutrient dense, lower […]

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Aug

20

Seven Tips for Lifting the Veil of Brain Fog

Brain fog is a serious problem. It affects your relationships, due to difficulty connecting. It affects your ability to perform well at work. You might have to settle for a job that’s way under your potential and capacity because you can’t focus. It can affect your ability to create your own business. So many people […]

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Aug

13

Digestion and Diabetes: The Overlooked Critial Relationship That Can Damage…or Heal

Diabetes and prediabetes are almost epidemic. The sad part is, you won’t be warned by your medical doctor until much of the damage has been done. But there’s a miracle worker within and way to heal!

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Aug

13

Radio Show: Shocking Truths: Insulin Resistance Demystified

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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 week’s show 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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Aug

6

Radio Show: The Myth Behind Small Frequent Meals (Encore Presentation)

And how it can actually thwart your weight loss and lead to weight gain!  A common recommendation for people suffering with blood sugar imbalances and attempting to reduce weight is to eat frequent, small meals throughout the day. The idea is that eating every couple of hours keeps your blood sugar levels steady without the […]

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Jul

30

Practitioner Corner: Olive Leaf for Insulin Resistance

    Last week,we discussed intermittent fasting as a tool for managing blood sugar and weight.  Continuing on with blood sugar balance tools, this week, I would like to share some compelling research about a relatively new twist for a popular herb.     Olive leaf extract is well-known for its anti microbial, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory […]

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