Daily Archives: November 18, 2019

HGH and Insulin: The Primary Agents of Energy Bio-Availability


Written by Dr. Chris Smith, Published on November 18th, 2019

female doctor with laptop 300x211There are two hormones that are essential to providing the human body the working energy that it needs to function from day to day — Human Growth Hormone and Insulin. Insulin is responsible for signaling to liver, fat, and muscle cells to absorb glucose from the bloodstream for energy utilization and storage. On the other hand, Human Growth Hormone is responsible for stimulating fat cells to release energy stores. The human body operates at its best when hormones function and act in harmony. Endocrinology is an incredibly complex field because our hormones have complicated primary, secondary, and ancillary effects, which … Continue reading

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Should You Choose the Ketogenic Diet?


Written by Dr. Chris Smith, Published on November 18th, 2019

should you adopt a ketogenic diet 300x169The Ketogenic Diet has been an option for a long time, but it has recently discovered increasing popularity in the past decade. For those that can deal with the strictness of the diet, it can provide rapid weight loss, but is it worth the effort? There is some essential information that you should think about before you adopt a ketogenic diet. Carbohydrates Alone Don't Lead to Obesity Carbs are necessary because they provide immediate fuel that the body can use. When you adopt a super-low carb diet like the Ketogenic Diet, it causes your body to go into a state … Continue reading

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