What is high blood pressure?

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. There's nothing better than to be reminded of the best things life has to offer. In … Continue reading What is high blood pressure?

What is diabetes?

Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. Over the past half year we've covered quite a number of topics. From starvation mode, … Continue reading What is diabetes?

The glucostatic, lipostatic and other hypotheses of feeding

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Over the past few weeks we've gone over hormones related to our metabolism and diet. Examples of such hormones are leptin, ghrelin, insulin and glucagon. In particular, last week's post had us briefly cover the lipostatic hypothesis, which we'll cover in greater detail in this post alongside the glucostatic hypothesis … Continue reading The glucostatic, lipostatic and other hypotheses of feeding

The Basics: On Reality and Language

Photo by Tom Swinnen from Pexels The Basics is a series in which we cover topics, ideas and methods that parents think their kids are supposed to learn in school. The reality is that most of the content in this series is taught by parents themselves, although not in an overt or structured way. Because … Continue reading The Basics: On Reality and Language

What is insulin?

Photo by mali maeder from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. In previous posts we've talked about a couple hormones related to our metabolism like ghrelin … Continue reading What is insulin?

What is leptin?

Photo by Ash from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. We've previously talked about grhelin, the so called hunger hormone. In this post we'll talk about … Continue reading What is leptin?

BMI doesn’t work! (and how it does)

Photo by Donald Tong from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. We've previously gone ove the Body Mass Index, BMI, and learned how it's defined, how … Continue reading BMI doesn’t work! (and how it does)

What is ghrelin?

Photo by bruce mars from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. Just like happened with our posts on starvation mode / starvation response, metabollic damage, and … Continue reading What is ghrelin?

What are toxins? Should you detox? Perhaps cleanse?

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. So you've probably heard that something about detoxing or doing cleanses. Perhaps you've read about weight … Continue reading What are toxins? Should you detox? Perhaps cleanse?

On time healing everything

A few days after my grandpa died, some of my schoolmates told me to give it some time, that things would get better on their own. As I was a 7-year-old at the time, and so were them, that advice seemed to make sense, and I took it to heart. However, I would like to … Continue reading On time healing everything